Penny Allman-Payne, Greens candidate for Capalaba (and former state secondary school teacher), told yesterday’s Capalaba election 2012 education forum that the Greens are the only party that will persue real education reform and provide genuine support for teachers.
The Greens candidate for Noosa, Dr Jim McDonald, has declared his support for the Queensland Council of Unions' Charter for Working Queenslanders. He described the Charter as a comprehensive approach towards supporting the role of workers in the Queensland Economy.
Media Release: Greens nuclear issues spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam. Thursday, March 15th 2012
The LNP and Labor need to make their position on uranium mining in Queensland clear, the Australian Greens said today.
Both the Government and the Coalition have chosen to stay in the dark about the real impacts of coal seam gas mining in Australia, by today voting down the Greens’ proposal for the first nation-wide coal seam gas Senate inquiry.
The Queensland Greens have welcomed the assessment by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that they have by far the strongest election commitments for protecting Queensland's coasts and marine environment, and the hundreds of thousands of jobs that depend on it.
Queensland Greens lead candidate Adam Stone has told the biggest industrial relations debate of the election campaign that the Greens are now clearly the party which best defends and promotes the rights of workers and unions.