The LNP’s electricity reform committee report supports the Greens’ proposal for an independent energy savings agency.
The Interdepartmental Committee’s report on electricity reform, released on Sunday, recognises the major role that peak time demand reduction can play in reducing electricity costs.
Queensland Greens called today’s Brisbane City Council budget “a poor outcome for Brisbane ratepayers that’s the result of earlier poor decisions.”
The Greens-initiated Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Impacts on Health of Air Quality in Australia, chaired by Greens Senator Rachael Siewert, is holding hearings in Brisbane tomorrow.
Greens candidate for Dawson Jonathon Dykyj said that this was an opportunity for the Mackay community's concerns about coal dust to be heard.
Greens candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson has dismissed the news of the Palmer United Party standing a candidate for the seat.
“Family friend or not of Clive, John (Bjelke-Petersen) is just not up to the task,” Mr Newson told southburnett.com.au today.
UNESCO, which controls the listing of the Reef as a World Heritage Area, has already made it perfectly plain that it will downgrade the Reef’s status to “In Danger” if e new ports are given the go-ahead say Johanna Kloot, the Greens Leichhardt candidate.
Brisbane will host a major air quality inquiry on Tuesday following widespread concerns from Queensland Greens about coal dust from uncovered wagons and coal stockpiles. The Queensland Greens lobbied for the Australian Senate's Air Quality Inquiry committee to come to Queensland to discuss residents’ concerns in the Brisbane suburbs and the Mackay region.
New hospital admissions data confirm that cars and bikes don’t mix and demonstrate that the pending parliamentary inquiry must look beyond law changes to separated cycling infrastructure if cyclists are to be properly protected, says Queensland Greens Senate candidate, Adam Stone.
The Greens candidate for Griffith, Geoff Ebbs, challenges Kevin Rudd and Bill Glasson to a debate on the economy.
Mr Ebbs today welcomed former Prime Minister Rudd's enthusiasm for a debate on ‘the substantial issues facing the Australian economy’ then upped the ante challenging him to a debate in his own electorate.
The Queensland Greens have accused the Premier of being unable to handle criticism after he imposed onerous and unworkable administrative requirements designed to limit unions’ capacity to represent their members and engage in the public debate.