Gas Exploration Near 12 Apostles
The Federal Government is opening an area close to the Twelve Apostles National Park for gas exploration, a decision reportedly made "jointly with the states". Gas (aka methane) is a fossil fuel and a leading cause of global heating and extreme weather events. To stop runaway climate change, there can...
Victoria Must Ban Police From Accessing QR Code Data
The Victorian Greens have called on the Victorian Government to follow WA’s lead and ban police from accessing QR code data currently being used for contact tracing.
State Government Running Out Of Excuses To Delay Action On ‘Raising The Age’
The Victorian Greens have welcomed the Commission for Children and Young People's call to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Victoria from 10 to 14.
Good news on a bad news day - May Newsletter
I’m sure you’ve heard the disappointing news that our lockdown is being extended. If you have any questions I’ll do my best to answer them. Contact me here. I’ve tried to make this update a brief one as I’m sure you already have enough on your mind.
Injecting Rooms Save Lives
I would like to start by commending the government for deciding to build a second supervised injecting room in Melbourne, this time in the CBD. This matter of public importance goes into some detail about perceived problems around the site of the supervised injecting room.
Greens Second-Read Raise The Age Bill One Year After Global BLM Protests
The Victorian Greens will second-read their ‘raise the age’ bill in Parliament today, which would raise the age of criminal responsibility in Victoria from 10 to 14.