Queensland Greens Lead Senate Candidate, Adam Stone knows just how difficult it is for sole parents as he and his two sisters were brought up by his single mother.
“It’s really tough,” he said. “Mum raised the three of us while running a pig farm and qualifying as a psychologist and I know that there were times when she barely slept for weeks.”
The Queensland Greens are backing the Prime Minister's comments in relation to coal dust as reported in Thursday's Newcastle Herald: ‘From my point of view, we need the science and all of the information about the impacts for community members and for their health.&rsq
The Queensland Greens say
Mining billionaire Clive Palmer was this afternoon declared the inaugural Queensland FossilFool for 2012.
A small group of Queensland Greens enjoying post-election drinks in a Brisbane hotel this afternoon announced that they had reached consensus that no one was more deserving of the accolade than Mr Palmer.
Greens Candidate for South Brisbane, Ms. Jo Bragg, spoke with residents affected by dust or noise from uncovered coal wagons on Saturday 10 March and Sunday 11 March.
Ms. Jo Bragg said,
The Queensland Greens will be participating in today's Food Security protests and public meeting at Brisbane's Convention Centre. The events have been organised by the community group Lock the Gate.