Greens’ candidate vows to become local Erin Brokovich

Jo Bragg, the Greens’ candidate for South Brisbane vows to become the Queensland equivalent of the famous environmental warrior from the US, Erin Brockovich, if elected on Saturday.

Vegetation laws useless without enforcement

Jo Bragg, Greens' candidate for South Brisbane, was responding to Minister Cripps' announcement yesterday of a review of enforcement of the Vegetation Management Act.
  

Review of committee system must enhance parliamentary scrutiny, not further undermine it

The Greens have urged the LNP to adopt a more innovative approach to their planned restructure of the parliamentary committee system if the committees are to have any hope of serving their intended purpose of bringing scrutiny and public input to government decision making.

Overloaded opposition yet another blow to parliamentary accountability in Qld

Greens offer energy, principles and fresh thinking

Bartlett And Bragg make Green commitments on growth issues

Today the Queensland Greens back the community call for a review of the Local Area Plan in South Brisbane and West End.The Greens  have made a number of further committments on growth and development that involve both local government actions and actions by State government.

Last week, Andrew Bartlett, Greens Candidate for Lord Mayor of Brisbane and Jo Bragg, Greens candidate for the South Brisbane by-election, met with David Gill (representing body corporates of Zen. Que & Silhouette) to hear details of the 30 storey Aria development in Edmondstone St. This development was approved next to 4 and 5 storey residential developments without public notification, without community submissions and without any appeal rights.

More details needed on Newman's proposal for South Bank

MORE DETAILS NEEDED ON NEWMAN'S PROPOSAL FOR SOUTH BANK - WILL IT PROVIDE THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND APPEALS FOR SOUTH BANK DEVELOPMENTS?

More details needed on Newman's proposal for South Bank

MORE DETAILS NEEDED ON NEWMAN'S PROPOSAL FOR SOUTH BANK - WILL IT PROVIDE THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND APPEALS FOR SOUTH BANK DEVELOPMENTS?

QR needs to come clean

I've been campaigning on a health and environmental health issue that affects some of the residents in our local electorate - it has made it into the local newspaper - which is great to see.  Here's the text and online snapshot of the Quest's Southside "Speak up page":

 

Greens: Don't miss out, enrol now!

SOUTH BRISBANE ELECTORAL ROLL CLOSES 5pm SATURDAY 7 APRIL

GREENS SAY, "DON"T MISS OUT, ENROL NOW!'

Today Wednesday and yesterday Jo Bragg, Greens Candidate for South Brisbane talked to young people in West End about using their right to vote.  Many had enrolled to vote already but not all!

South Brisbane By-election

South Brisbane By-election 2012

 Greens Candidate Jo Bragg

Former colleagues, Senator Larissa Waters with South Brisbane Greens candidate Jo-Anne Bragg

Larissa was voted in by Queenslanders in 2010 to be our first Greens Senator. Voters in the South Brisbane by-election now have the power to put some balance back into the LNP dominated parliament by voting for Jo to be the first Greens MP.

  Jo Bragg for South Brisbane

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