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Greens launch high profile Queensland team for federal election

Greens launch high profile Queensland team for federal election

The Greens have announced that environmental lawyer Larissa Waters will again lead the Queensland Senate ticket, and that former Senator Andrew Bartlett will run in the seat of Brisbane.

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Safe Climate Bill

Safe Climate Bill

The Greens' Safe Climate Bill is the first legislative attempt to transform Australia as swiftly as possible into a flourishing carbon neutral powerhouse.

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Wild Rivers Wilderness Society Fact Sheet

A fact sheet published by the Wilderness Society on the impact of the Wild Rivers legislation

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Wild Rivers and Indigenous Rights co-exist

Wild Rivers and Indigenous Rights co-exist

Larissa Waters says Tony Abbott’s bid to overturn the Queensland Wild River laws would open the door to massive dams and mines all along Cape York, threatening the indigenous jobs the legislation has already created and the tourism industry and natural values of this spectacular area.

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The Greens and emissions trading – your questions answered

The Greens and emissions trading – your questions answered

As the only party offering political leadership for a safe climate, the Greens pursue policies to transform the economy to achieve that aim, such as our Safe Climate Bill.

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Greens propose Carbon tax as interim measure

Greens propose Carbon tax as interim measure

The Australian Greens are proposing that the federal government introduce a $20/tonne carbon tax as a two year interim measure while an Emissions Trading Scheme can be agreed upon. The Greens are proposing that Professor Ross Garnaut's suggestion of a two year carbon price, fixed at $20 a tonne, be implemented. This interim measure in the transition to a functional and effective Emissions Trading Scheme would provide a $5 billion dividend for households and further revenue to invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other emissions reducing options.

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Sign up to be a Greens Youth Organiser

Sign up to be a Greens Youth Organiser

Are a you a university student, passionate about the environment and/or social justice and want to share your passion with others? The Queensland Young Greens are looking for members and volunteers to help out during the 2010 federal election campaign.

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Community forum - opposing inappropriate development

Community forum - opposing inappropriate development

On April 24 2010 the UQ Greens and West Brisbane Greens are hosting a community forum to bring together those community groups who are fighting inappropriate development in their area.

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Great result in Tasmania

Great result in Tasmania

Jenny Stirling, Convenor of the Queensland Greens, sends her congratulations to the Tasmanian Greens

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Reef is not a coal highway - act to prevent oil spills say Greens

Reef is not a coal highway - act to prevent oil spills say Greens

Marine pilots should be compulsory for bulk carriers navigating the entire inner Great Barrier Reef and satellite tracking of all vessels should be carried out at industry's expense, said the Greens after 4 tonnes of oil leaked from a coal carrier grounded on Douglas Shoal. Senate candidate Larissa Waters spoke to Channel 10's The 7PM Project on Monday about these sensible precautions.

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Greens fight for workers’ rights

Greens fight for workers’ rights

The Australian Greens believe that workplace laws should be fair, protect all workers from unjust treatment, promote industrial harmony and enable us to organise collectively to negotiate fair pay and conditions.

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Andrew Bartlett: A weekend of campaigning

Andrew Bartlett: A weekend of campaigning

It’s been a fair while since it was announced that I was contesting the House of Reps seat of Brisbane for the Greens at the upcoming federal election. Since then, I’ve spent a fair bit of time preparing the foundations for that campaign, as well as working within the party on our overall campaign in Queensland.

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Andrew Bartlett highlights plight of asylum seekers

Andrew Bartlett highlights plight of asylum seekers

Greens members and supporters met at the Rotunda in New Farm Park to discuss social issues over a light brunch on Saturday 15th May.

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Greens support same-sex marriage

Greens support same-sex marriage

Andrew Bartlett joined lively demonstrators at the Equal Love Rally, which marched through Brisbane on Saturday May 15th, calling for the Federal Government to act on same-sex marriage rights.

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Saying no to "ping pong" with refugee lives

Saying no to "ping pong" with refugee lives

A crowd of 200-plus supporters joined Queensland Greens candidates Larissa Waters, Andrew Bartlett and Elissa Jenkins at the World Refugee Day rally in Brisbane last Sunday, calling for greater recognition of refugee rights in the lead up to the federal election.

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3rd Force 2010 blog

The Greens are the third force in Australian politics and support is growing rapidly, yet Greens policies are largely kept out of mainstream discussion.

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Bob Brown visits Queensland, Angry Farmers in Alliance with Greens

Bob Brown visits Queensland, Angry Farmers in Alliance with Greens

This week, Larissa Waters and Bob Brown visited North and West Queensland to take a closer look at some of the farmland facing destruction by coal seam mining developments in the Surat Basin.

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Call for moratorium on coal seam gas mining

Call for moratorium on coal seam gas mining

The Australian Greens have welcomed Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett's request for further information on the groundwater and Great Barrier Reef impacts of proposed Queensland coal seam gas (CSG) projects. However, Minister Garrett's assessment is limited to impacts on threatened species.

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Greens Senator Lauches Quality, Affordable, Accessible Childcare policy during Qld visit

Greens Senator Lauches Quality, Affordable, Accessible Childcare policy during Qld visit

The Australian Greens have released an effective plan to deal with the problems of the childcare sector and the needs of the families who rely on it, according to Senator Sarah Hanson-Young at the Brisbane launch of the Australian Greens Childcare policy this week.

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Greens call for Straddie mining ban

Greens call for Straddie mining ban

The Australian Greens have called for the federal government to step in and ban sand mining on Stradbroke Island.

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Plan to protect Barrier Reef announced

Plan to protect Barrier Reef announced

The Greens have announced a new plan to tackle the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef.

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Greens launch population policy on Sunshine Coast

Greens launch population policy on Sunshine Coast

Greens lead senate candidate for Queensland, Larissa Waters, joined local candidates on the Sunshine Coast this week to talk about sustainable population planning.

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Marching for Equal Love in Brisbane

Marching for Equal Love in Brisbane

Greens lead Senate candidate for Queensland, Larissa Waters, and candidate for Brisbane Andrew Bartlett took to the streets on Saturday August 14 to support same sex marriage.

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Walk Against Warming 2010 - Greens out in force

Walk Against Warming 2010 - Greens out in force

For the second time in two days, Greens took to the streets of Brisbane on Sunday August 15 - this time for the annual Walk Against Warming.

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Brisbane light rail map

Map of the Greens' proposed light rail system for Brisbane.

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Greens call for Brisbane light rail service

Greens call for Brisbane light rail service

Larissa Waters joined Bob Brown in Brisbane this week to launch the Greens' proposal for a light rail system in Brisbane.

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Larissa Waters: Queensland's first Greens senator

Larissa Waters: Queensland's first Greens senator

Greens supporters across Queensland are celebrating Larissa Waters' election to the federal Senate, in a poll which also saw big swings to the Greens in the House of Representatives.

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Tim Dangerfield for Walter Taylor

Tim Dangerfield for Walter Taylor

Lawyer and long-term local resident Tim Dangerfield is the Greens candidate in the upcoming Brisbane City Council by-election for the Walter Taylor Ward.

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Victory in Aldershot as DERM rejects coal mine's Environmental Management Plan

Victory in Aldershot as DERM rejects coal mine's Environmental Management Plan

The Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) has rejected an application for an open-cut coal mine a mere 2-3 kilometres from the township of Aldershot and just outside the Maryborough City Boundary.

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Comments on state government's Strategic Cropping Land policy framework

Comments on state government's Strategic Cropping Land policy framework

Comments from the Queensland Greens on the Queensland Green's policy framework, Protecting Queensland’s Strategic Cropping Land.

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Introducing Tim Dangerfield

Biography and policy statement for Greens local council candidate for the Walter Taylor ward, Tim Dangerfield.

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Part-time office staff position with the QLD Greens

Part-time office staff position with the QLD Greens

The Queensland Greens are seeking a part-time office staff member to work on a casual basis until 30 June 2011.

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Warren Truss and the Greens' fishing policy

Mr Truss should stop misinforming Queenslanders about the Greens fishing policy. He cannot know what the Federal Government will do under the Marine Parks inquiry until the reports come in.

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The Queensland Greens' Christmas Party Dinner with Dorothy Tekwie

The QLD Greens' Christmas party, featuring international guest speaker President of the Papua New Guinea Greens Party Dorothy Tekwie & Queensland Greens Senator-Elect Larissa Waters.

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2010-2011 flood photographs

Photos submitted by members of the Queensland Greens showing their experiences of the 2010-2011 Queensland floods. Log in to submit photos by clicking "Site Admin" at the bottom and entering your Qld Greens username and password.

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Photos from the Floods

Many Queenslanders were affected during the recent floods along the Brisbane, Burnett and Fitzroy river systems, in the hottest year on record for our state.

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Volunteer Position - Membership Officer

We're currently recruiting for the volunteer position of Membership Officer. If you're passionate about growing the membership of the Queensland Greens into a State-wide social movement, and have around eight hours a fortnight to contribute, follow the link below to read the position description and instructions for applying.

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Greens Senator-Elect recognized for environmental law contributions

Queensland Greens supporters congratulate Senator-Elect Larissa Waters, on being named the Young Australian Environmental Lawyer of the Year, 2010.

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Greens support Dollars for Discoveries

Queensland Greens Senator-Elect Larissa Waters, will join the Brisbane Rally for Research, protesting the false economy of medical research budget cuts.

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Lock the Gate campaigners ready to Rock the Gate

After a month of protests and arrests Tara estate residents, environmental activists, farmers and their supporters prepare to Rock the Gate.

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Employment Opportunities - Office of Senator Larissa Waters

Employment Opportunities - Office of Senator Larissa Waters

Vacancies exist for four outstanding people to work for Queensland's first Greens Senator, Larissa Waters, when she takes office on 1 July 2011.

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People needs facts to decide on tax

People needs facts to decide on tax

Listen to ABC 612 drive tonight to hear Larissa Waters debate anti-carbon tax campaigners on the merits of acting on climate change.

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Introducing a people's Senator

Introducing a people's Senator

As the date of swearing in approaches for Senator-Elect Larissa Waters, the Courier Mail has published a comprehensive profile introducing Queensland's newest Senator: 'Green Light in Canberra'.

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Local and global Green hope at National Council

Local and global Green hope at National Council

The Australian Greens National Council held in Brisbane last weekend provided a sharing of hope and good news for local and global environmentalists.

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Queensland welcomes Green Days of Climate Action

Queensland welcomes Green Days of Climate Action

Queensland Greens members were met with public enthusiasm on their initial Queensland State Wide Day of Climate Action, Saturday July 23rd.

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Queensland Greens Weekend of Action on Coal and Coal Seam Gas

Queensland Greens Weekend of Action on Coal and Coal Seam Gas

The Queensland Greens will be holding a State Wide Weekend of Action on Coal & Coal Seam Gas on the weekend of October 15 and 16.

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