Greens only party standing up for Straddie

Labor has wasted its opportunity to protect Stradbroke Island from Campbell Newman’s planned sand mining extension and, if prime minister, Tony Abbott is set to give Mr Newman control of Straddie, say the Australian Greens.

Only Greens can stop CSG rush under Abbott

The Greens is the only party you can trust to stop Tony Abbott fast tracking the coal seam gas (CSG) industry if he wins the election on Saturday.

Abbott Government could trade away Australian sovereignty under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Tony Abbott’s self-proclaimed aggressive free trade and foreign investment agenda could lead him to sign up to the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) which would prioritise the commercial interests of foreign corporations over the public interest, the Greens warned today.
 

Queensland's a Senate Trap – Former Greens Leader Bob Brown

Hundreds of thousands of progressive Queensland voters may be trapped into electing a right-wing candidate to the state's last Senate seat, former Greens Leader Bob Brown said in Brisbane today.
Realistically, the sixth Senate seat will be a race between Bob Katter party's James Blundell and the Queensland Greens' Adam Stone.

Greens to deliver better care for Australian veterans

Queensland's Mates4Mates veterans' program would be expanded nationally to assist the new wave of servicemen and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan as part of a new approach to caring for veterans announced by the Australian Greens today.