State government name calling while putting quality public health care at risk

The Queensland Greens say the state government is being immature and arrogant in manufacturing and mishandling the dispute with public hospital doctors.
 

Greens comment on proposed Palmer-Katter merger

 
The Greens say reports of a planner merger between the Palmer and Katter political parties in Queensland shows the need for a strong pro-environment political force to counter them at the next state election.
 

Queensland Greens get ready for state election

The Queensland Greens have formally kicked off their campaign for the Queensland state election, with the party's ruling body deciding on the weekend to start the nomination process for all seats.

Greens Leader Launches Griffith Candidate

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne today launched the Greens candidate for the Griffith by-election, Geoff Ebbs, saying the by-election would be a test of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s leadership and his secretive government.

Great Barrier Reef Authority lets Reef be treated as a dumping ground

The Australian Greens are outraged by reports today that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has allowed dredge spoil dumping in the Reef for the Abbot Point coal port expansion.
The Greens will move for new laws in the federal Parliament to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef to protect this World Heritage icon from being treated like a rubbish tip.

Minister Hunt’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry appears no more than a political witch hunt

The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today.

Community and Greens stand together against uncovered coal trains in Griffith

The Australian Greens today stood with Griffith locals against uncovered coal trains passing through the electorate. 
Greens candidate for Griffith, Geoff Ebbs, said: “The Cleveland line runs right through Griffith and with multiple coal trains passing through every day with uncovered wagons, this is a major issue for locals. 

GRIFFITH GREENS PREFERENCE PROGRESSIVE MICRO PARTIES AHEAD OF ALP

The Greens have preferenced five progressive micro parties ahead of the ALP in the Griffith by-election.

“The Greens spearhead a progressive movement that is a coalition of concerned citizens and activists opposed to putting short term profits first and everything else a distant second,” Griffith Greens’ candidate, Geoff Ebbs said.

Griffith Greens challenges ALP and LNP to live export debate

The Greens’ candidate for Griffith, Geoff Ebbs challenges his major opponents to a debate on live exports following the horrific deaths of 4000 sheep on a ship from Australia to the Middle East.
A report says the sheep died in half an hour last August (http://yhoo.it/1apMFnH) but the incident was hushed up to protect this cruel  trade.

Qld budget outlook requires cuts to mining subsidies

The Queensland Greens say the state government must cut back on its huge subsidies to fossil fuel industries if it is to be serious about debt reduction.