The Greens candidate for Currumbin, Dr David Wyatt has repeated his promise to introduce a private members Bill to allow Voluntary Euthanasia in Qld. Dr Wyatt said that such a change to the current draconian Qld Law was now a high priority following the historic 3 year jail
Senior Treasury officials in Senate estimates this morning have exposed as myth the claims about the overwhelming benefits of the mining boom.
The Queensland Greens have pointed to Barry O’Farrell’s moves to permit uranium exploration in New South Wales as further evidence of the old parties’ ambivalence on this issue, and called again on the LNP to clarify its position on uranium mining in Queensland.
The Ipswich & Lockyer Branch of the Greens are delighted to announce their candidates for the state seats of Ipswich and Lockyer.
Ms Veronica White is an athlete and youth worker who will stand for the seat of Ipswich. Lockyer will be contested by Dr Clare Rudkin who teaches veterinary science at the University of Queensland’s Gatton campus.
The Queensland Greens have made it clear that they do not support freezing the salaries of public sector workers.
‘Public sector workers, like all workers, deserve a fair rate of pay for the important work that they do,’ said Queensland Greens spokesperson and candidate for Mt Coot-tha, Adam Stone.
The Australian Greens have today welcomed the recognition by mining giant Rio Tinto that a newly-discovered species of tiny crab will need protection from their proposed bauxite mine expansion in Cape York, and look forward to their support for a Greens bill to deliver that protection.
The Queensland Greens today urged the state government to take action over the failure of the Queensland Police Service to enforce any meaningful discipline over officers involved in the botched investigation into Mulrunji Doomadgee's death on Palm Island almost eight years ago.
The loss of the After Hours GP service located in Noosa Hospital has undermined the provision of health services in Noosa, and created a growing health crisis, according to Dr Jim McDonald, The Greens candidate for Noosa.
Dr McDonald said, “The LNP doesn't have a policy to sell off Unity Water. But they don't have a policy that states they will not sell off any more State assets despite opposing the Bligh Government sales.