Gladstone fishers in court but still no substance from LNP

The Greens Candidate for Yeerongpilly Libby Connors today warned that the LNP had made no commitments as to what actions they would take in government with respect to Gladstone Harbour.

Fake HTVs Lack Integrity and Ethics

The Queensland Greens are disappointed that the ALP is lowering the standard of democracy and ethical electioneering with the issuing of fake how to vote cards (HTV’s) to voters.

 The fact remains that the Queensland Greens are not recommending any other party on their how to vote cards in 88 of 89 seats.

Old parties fail to rein in CSG for Queensland

The Labor, Liberal and National parties have again failed to commit to action on risky coal seam gas mining, voting down a second Greens motion for a moratorium on CSG two days before the Queensland state elections.

Only Greens back majority on Great Barrier Reef dumping

The Greens are the only party to oppose offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as the Labor, Liberal and National parties voted down a Greens motion to stop any further offshore dumping approvals.

Bimblebox to be first test of Palmer’s power over Queensland LNP

The fate of Queensland’s Bimblebox Nature Refuge lies with how much power Clive Palmer will have over a Queensland LNP Government, as the mining billionaire banks on being allowed to turn the part taxpayer-funded Refuge into a 40 million tonne coal mine.

Protect our water with your vote

Today is World Water Day and in the context of the Queensland state election it is clearly only the Greens who are taking the issue of water seriously.

“Coal Seam Gas and uranium mining will be full steam ahead after Saturday if the polls are correct.” Queensland Greens spokesperson and candidate for Whitsunday Jonathon Dykyj said.

Billionaires’ mining boom damaging Queensland

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.

CIA, Coal Seam Gas and the LNP

The Queensland Greens lead candidate and candidate for Mount Coot-tha responded to Clive Palmer’s claims that the Greens are funded by the CIA.

Tackle Youth Crime at Its’ Roots

“It’s time that we tackle the issue of rising youth crime as a cultural problem by acknowledging that we are not offering viable moral and social support to today’s young people,” says Greens’ Barron River candidate Dr Elaine Harding.  FNQ continues to see increases in youth crime in the areas of unlawful use of motor vehicle use, unlawful entry and theft.

ALP and LNP have work to do on Chermside plans

The news of push polling in Nudgee on LNP leader Cambell Newman’s dealings in developments has raised issues about the true intentions of the major parties on development in and around Chermside.