The Australian Greens congratulate the Douglas Shire Council for becoming a Lock the Gate supportive shire and opposing coal seam gas.
The Greens have condemned the government's sanctioning of burning native forests for energy in their Direct Action program, with big business lining up to take advantage of taxpayer-funded handouts.
All of last century’s ways of making electricity use vast amounts of water. That water would be better used in agriculture, as town water, or as free-flowing streams.
The LNP state government is keen to shut down discussion of public hospital services in Noosa.
A proposed toughening of compliance and participation requirements for Disability Support Pension recipients could have significant adverse consequences for people with disability.
The Federal Government's Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper doesn't address climate change, one of the biggest threats posed to the future of Australia's agriculture and rural communities.
Tony Abbott’s comment that ‘coal is good for humanity,’ while opening the Caval Ridge coalmine in Moranbah shows the Prime Minister is completely out of touch with the reality of the climate crisis we face.
The Federal Government should establish a national anti-stigma campaign to tackle ongoing misperceptions and discrimination around mental illness, say the Australian Greens.