Federal protection for Wild Rivers uncertain

Federal protection for Wild Rivers uncertain - better to protect them ourselves

Indooroopilly Greens Candidate condemns Labor's gagging of rival

 

Government should move now to protect Wild Rivers from Campbell Newman

Under questioning from the Greens today, Australian Government has acknowledged it has the power to use the national environment laws to protect Wild Rivers from Campbell Newman and a future LNP Queensland Government, which has pledged to roll back the laws against the wishes of many Aboriginal communities.

LNP’s desertion of integrity commitments speaks volumes

Tony Fitzgerald QC commented in 2009 that ‘Neither side of politics is interested in these [government integrity and accountability] issues except for short-term political advantage as each enjoys or plots impatiently for its turn at the privileges and opportunities which accompany power.’

Greens call for fiscal restraint in final week

At the start of the final week of the election campaign, the Greens are urging all parties to resist the urge to make big spending commitments in a last ditch attempt to buy votes.

Greens behind the Gold Coast!

As the sixth largest Australian city, a close second in population to Brisbane, the Queensland Greens is giving the major environmental issues of the Gold Coast well deserved attention in the 2012 State Election.

CSG, Coal and Bromelton – Greens Candidate responds to Fassifern Guardian Questions

The Editor of the Fassifern Guardian requested clarification from all candidates on their position on mining in the Scenic Rim.

1. If you answer the issue by saying you will support the ban of all or some form of mining in the Scenic Rim, please explain how this will effect existing mining permits. 

GREENS BIKE RIDE TEAM LIST PRIORITY CYCLING INITIATIVES

At the wrap-up event of this year’s Bike Week in Queensland, the Greens had four candidates in their team for the Great Brisbane Bike Race – Adam Stone (Mt. Coot-tha), Charles Worringham (Indooroopilly), Penelope Allman-Payne (Capalaba) and Jenny Mulkearns (Mount Ommaney), and are launching their plans for safer and easier cycling.

Qld Greens call for end to cruelty in dugong and turtle hunting

17 March 2012

The Queensland Greens, including two Indigenous candidates for the state election, have publicly denounced the cruel and inhumane killing of dugong and sea turtles in Torres Strait as shown on ABC TV’s 7.30 program last week.

Wild Rivers protects pristine rivers and provides employment

The Queensland Greens have responded to Tony Abbott, Campbell Newman and the Pearsons’ campaigning on wild rivers in Ashgrove today by pointing out that many Cape traditional owners support the scheme as it protects their pristine river systems and provides jobs.