Powell must listen to the peaceful protesters this weekend say the Greens

“What kind of Environment Minister begs the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to ignore the pleas of ordinary Queenslanders to protect the reef? asked Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett today.

Qld Greens call planned Powerlink lease “economically irresponsible”

 

The Queensland Greens have labelled the Newman Government’s planned leasing of the state’s electricity infrastructure assets as “amongst the most short-sighted and economically irresponsible ideas the LNP have hatched so far”.

Greens back Tony Fitzgerald’s call for major political reform

The Convenor of the Queensland Greens, Andrew Bartlett, has welcomed comments made by corruption buster Tony Fitzgerald, calling for major reform to Queensland’s political system.

“Mr Fitzgerald is right to call on voters to ignore voting for either major party until such time as one of them supports call for democratic reform,” Mr Bartlett said.

Greens call on Queenslanders to Keep up the Pressure to Save Reef

 
  
 
After the revelations exposed by Four Corners program last week, the Greens continue to call on all parts of the community to keep up the pressure to save the Reef.
 

LNP needed the Carbon Tax as the excuse for the massive electricity bill rises in Queensland

LNP needed the Carbon Tax as the excuse for the massive electricity bill rises in Queensland

LNP needed the Carbon Tax as the excuse for the massive electricity bill rises in Queensland

Radical electricity price rises to potentially hit Queensland

Households should get set for radical electricity price rises under a radical proposal from the LNP-think-tank Grattan Institute to raise power process by up to 700%.
 

LNP actions mean Queenslanders will face massive extra electricity bill rises

Queenslanders should expect massive additional electricity bill rises in future to pay for the years of unnecessary expenditure on the electricity network, the hidden subsidies to coal and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) companies and the recent proposed privatisation and deregulation.

PUP blimp imploding

Clive Palmer’s big bag of cash is not enough to keep his party afloat, Queensland Greens convenor, Andrew Bartlett said today.
 
He described the Palmer United Party’s loss yesterday of its Queensland leader, Alex Douglas, as “a blimp collapsing into its internal void.”