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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...



Extinction Inquiry success and Premier Andrews backing police brutality

Here’s a video rundown of everything that happened in Spring St this week. Read on for more. Post by TimReadGreens. We put extinction firmly on the Parliament’s agenda With help from environment organisations and supporters, and hard work by MPs and staff, we put pressure on Labor and the cross-bench...


Government rejects 100% renewables and refuses to declare a climate emergency

So what happened in Parliament this week? The Victorian Government rejected our amendments on 100% renewables and refused to declare a climate emergency. This week the upper house passed a bill to increase the renewable energy target to 50% by 2030. We’re already on track to hit that target, we...



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