The Greens across the country are actively campaigning for change on a whole range of issues. The campaigns shown here are the current focus of the Elected Greens in Victoria
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Report obtained with some redactions by Greg Barber MP under Freedom of Information from the Department of Transport.<
Complete the submission form below to have your say on the East West Link toll road.
You have the opportunity to take action and provide your comments on the proposed East-West toll road, specifically the Comprehensive Impact Statement released recently.
The Comprehensive Impact Statement details the proposed $8billion East-West toll road, including project design and the potential impact on homes, parkland and neighbourhoods as well as transport, environmental, social, and economic impacts.
Community submissions close at 5PM on December 12, 2013.
Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century. Effects of climate change on health will affect people across the globe, Australia and here in Victoria.
Warming is anticipated to increase four-fold in the coming decades which will create unprecedented living conditions. Australians are already experiencing the impacts from dangerous and deadly weather events from current and relatively modest levels of global warming.
Victoria one of the planet’s worst polluters per capita. The current government has made matters worse by cutting the greenhouse gas reduction target from 20 per cent to five per cent, making it harder for households to install solar panels, obstructing wind farm developments and expanding logging operations in Victoria's native forests.
No action on climate change means serious health consequences:
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Our firefighters are at the front line risking their health and life to protect us, our families and our homes.
But they cannot protect themselves from toxic chemicals and smoke on the job.
For firefighters, the risk of contracting certain types of cancer are 5-10 times higher, and they have 2 to 3 times the lung cancer risk of a smoker.
Colleen Hartland questions Minister about arrangments for private midwives to work in public hospitals when homebirthing women have to be tranferred into hosptial
Ms HARTLAND (Western Metropolitan)—My question is to the Minister for Health. In recent days, Eligible Midwives and Collaborative Arrangements— An Implementation Framework for Victorian Public Health Services was released. To my surprise, the government stated that the framework does not apply to women planning a homebirth who are seeking backup arrangements should they require transfer to a public hospital. A smooth and organised transition to hospital with continuity of care from the primary midwife from home to hospital is very important for the safety and reassurance of the mother and baby. When will the minister provide an implementation framework for collaborative arrangements between private midwives and public hospitals for homebirthing mothers?
State and federal Liberal-National Governments are siding with the coal and gas industry and big polluters, but we know that climate change presents a real threat to Victoria and protecti
Greens 'Rental Health' laws - FAQ
Greens MLC Colleen Hartland continues her campaign for a 10c refund on bottles, cans and cartons.
The national Cash for Containers plan will save taxpayer money, create new jobs and save the environment. Benefits of the national scheme include:
A National and consistent scheme is the best option for Australia. South Australia and the Northern Territory have 10cent refund on bottles and cans, and Tasmania is considering similar schemes. In Victoria we are waiting for the outcome of the national process to decide if and when to pursue state based legislation.
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On-going, part-time Electorate Officer, Grade 2.1. (Two fixed days per week)
The office of Sue Pennicuik (MP) invites applications for a part-time Electorate Officer (EO). Key duties include some administrative duties, assisting the MP with constituent, research and portfolio issues; assisting with events, flyers and newsletters.
An Acting President
Welcome to Dob-in a Dive, where you can show politicians what renters have to put up with.
Together we’ve achieved so much and we want to make the rest of 2013 even bigger and better!
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People like you will make sure we continue to make positive change in the Western Suburbs and across Victoria.
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