MP ‘Deceived By Anti-Wind Lobby’

Greens candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson has hit back at claims made this week by Federal MP Bruce Scott, saying the only thing that is fraudulent in relation to wind farms were the “claims made by the anti-wind lobby”.

Greens Welcome Local Clean Energy Project

The Greens candidate for Dawson Jonathon Dykyj applauds and welcomes the initiative and innovation taken by Mackay Sugar that will see the commencement of clean energy production from the Racecourse Mill.

Unusual alliance in South Burnett?

The Australian Greens Candidate, Mr Grant Newson attended the Tarong Community Rally on Saturday held at O'Neil Square in Kingaroy.

Greens candidate for Maranoa Electorate announced.

The Australian Greens Member, Mr Grant Newson will be the candidate in the Maranoa Electorate for The Greens in the next Federal Election.

Coopers Gap Wind Farm progress powers on with support group

Greens Candidate for Maranoa, Grant Newson attended meetings with the some members from the Coopers Gap Wind Farm Supporters Group, Western Downs Regional Council and AGL.  Mr Newson said, “It’s great to see the supporters group has 419 members and still growing”.  “Even though the Group support the project, it is good to see them raise many issues

Strong all round candidate for Tamborine Mountain

Strong all round candidate for Tamborine Mountain

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I attended the Australian Christian Lobby's Meet the Candidates Forum in Beaudesert

I attended the Australian Christian Lobby's Meet the Candidates Forum in Beaudesert on Wednesday. The was a good turn up for a wet stormy night. All candidates attended or represented except ALPs Brett McCreadie. It was a good exploration of the issues of concern to Christians and the wider community. Attached and below is my speech.

Townsville: the solar city waiting for someone to turn the light on

“The potential of North Queensland has been ignored by the major parties for the last 40 years because of the shift to a service based economy. Now with the mining boom, Copperstring, another North Queensland project is struggling to overcome the major parties addiction to fossil fuels.

Gold Coast exhibition shows realities of climate change

Gold Coast exhibition shows realities of climate change

The Oxfam Land for Life photographic exhibition will be launched at the Gold Coast Southport Library today, by Australian Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters.

Gold Coast exhibition shows realities of climate change

Gold Coast exhibition shows realities of climate change

The Oxfam Land for Life photographic exhibition will be launched at the Gold Coast Southport Library today, by Australian Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters.