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Victoria will undertake inquiry to 100% clean energy

  Today the Victorian Parliament voted in support of a Greens inquiry that will look into how the state can phase out coal and transition to 100 per cent clean energy as soon as possible. 'We still get 70 per cent of our energy from old, dirty coal in Victoria...


Spent Convictions

Tim Read MP, the Victorian Greens spokesperson on Justice, has welcomed the news that the Andrews Government will commit to introducing a spent convictions scheme. We tried to introduce a spent convictions bill back in 2017, and introducing spent convictions legislation was a key part of our justice platform during...



100% Renewable Inquiry, Casey Council and dodgy political donations and more

So what happened in parliament this week? Read below or watch this week's episode of Inside Spring Street. Post by TimReadGreens.  


Getting dodgy money out of Victorian politics

Last week donations to political parties appeared on the AEC website. Before the last state election, the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) gave $761,000 to Labor $371,000 thousand dollars to the Liberal and National parties to buy influence. And in the local government elections later this year, they could do it...



Ten stand-out moments from 2019

As 2019 comes to a close I want to thank you for your support over my first year as your MP and celebrate some of our achievements. ‘It’s been a big year, with some big wins on the board. And we couldn’t have done it without you.’ For everyone who...


The last sitting week of the decade

Since parliament won’t be sitting for a couple of months, here’s a summary of my first year in parliament. If you’re more a visual person, you can watch “Inside Spring St”, filmed live at the end of the sitting week with my fellow Green MPs. It covers much of what...



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