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.
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.
Gambling Regulation Amendment (wagering And Betting Tax) Bill 2021
The Gambling Regulation Amendment (wagering And Betting Tax) bill is a handout to the racing industry, an increase in a wagering and betting tax that will go straight to the coffers of our wealthy horse and greyhound racing codes.
Non-Emergency Patient Transport Amendment Bill 2021
The Non-Emergency Patient Transport Amendment Bill 2021 amends the Non-Emergency Patient Transport Act 2003 to provide for the licensing and regulation of commercial first aid services, to further provide for the licensing and regulation of non-emergency patient transport services, to abolish the accreditation scheme for licence holders who operate stand-by...