The Queensland Greens are seeking a Campaign Organiser to play a key role in the upcoming 2013 federal election campaign. The successful candidate will be highly motivated with energy, initiative and a passion for progressive politics and values.
The position will ideally commence immediately and work through until two weeks after the Federal Election.
The Queensland Greens say that the circumstances that have been revealed by the Courier Mail regarding a former public servant, who was the daughter of a minister, do not in themselves add up to nepotism. Regardless, the continued controversies surrounding the Newman government’s hiring policies are denting confidence in the impartiality and independence of our public institutions.<
The Queensland Greens claim that plans by Minister for Environment and Heritage, Andrew Powell, to devolve Federal government responsibility for environmental regulation to the States is bad administration and proof the LNP do not understand the principles of good government.
The Queensland Greens have reacted with dismay to the Premier’s statement that he will bypass Parliamentary committeesin his haste to implement his legislative agenda, lamenting a missed opportunity to improve Queensland’s political culture.
The Queensland Greens have announced a team of candidates to take on the Liberal National Party administration in next month’s Brisbane City Council elections, with former Senator Andrew Bartlett running as the party’s candidate for Lord Mayor.
The mining boom driven by billionaire magnates like Clive Palmer is weakening the economy and damaging regional communities and the environment, but the old parties don’t want to know as they are likely to block a Greens motion deferred to tomorrow to assess the real costs of the mining boom to Queensland.
The Greens announced today that they will not be preferencing either major party in 88 electorates across the State. The Greens how-to-vote cards will encourage voters to vote 1 for the Greens, and number any other boxes if they believe any other party has earned their preference.