Newman govt fails Gladstone Harbour in week 3

 The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend.

Greens: 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!

Congratulations Clive Palmer: QG Inaugural Fossilfool

Mining billionaire Clive Palmer was this afternoon declared the inaugural Queensland FossilFool for 2012.

A small group of Queensland Greens enjoying post-election drinks in a Brisbane hotel this afternoon announced that they had reached consensus that no one was more deserving of the accolade than Mr Palmer.

Greens call for early rollout of NBN for Noosa

The NBN rollout plans from 2012 to 2015, announced by the Federal Government, have bypassed Noosa, The Greens spokesperson for Noosa, Jim McDonald, claimed today.

He said that the plan includes Nambour, Maroochydore, Bli Bli and Coolum Beach, but excludes Noosa.

Queensland Greens nominations for 2012 Fossil-Fools award

The Queensland Greens today announced this year’s nominees for the Queensland Fossil-Fuel-Fools of the Year award.

The state party has taken the idea from Friends of the Earth USA who annually have what they call an anti-celebration of people who promote dirty biofuels.

Bartlett criticises LNP No-Show at Community Forum on Catchments Management

Andrew Bartlett, the Greens candidate for Brisbane Lord Mayor, has criticised the Liberal National Party for failing to send a single representative to the Lord Mayoral candidate forum organised by the Brisbane Catchment Network.

Mr Bartlett said the forum, held yesterday afternoon at Carina, was attended by volunteers from catchment management groups across the Brisbane City area.

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.

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Greens launch local lawyer for South Brisbane by-election

Jo Bragg was the Greens candidate for South Brisbane on Saturday.

She is standing for the by-election too.

Today Jo announced  her campaign at the iconic West End Lizard, with Senator Larissa Waters.

Greens announce team for BCC elections: Bartlett for Brisbane Lord Mayor

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.

Wandoan coal mine decision hits Reef and farmland

This afternoon’s decision by the Land Court to recommend the approval of the 30 mega tonne per annum coal mine in Wandoan is more bad news for the world heritage Great Barrier Reef and the 67,000 Australians who depend on the Reef for their livelihood.