Greens

Glenn Lazarus great sportsman, misguided politician: Walker

Natalie Bochenski Cabinet minister accuses Senator of being under Palmer's control.

Premier Campbell Newman rejects Greens Senator's claims as 'spurious'

Campbell Newman

Tony Moore Premier Campbell Newman has rejected claims by Senator Larissa Waters that he tried to pressure a CMC inquiry in coal seam gas project approvals as "spurious".

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Greens say Abbott's an international embarrassment after Indonesia snub

Leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott replies to the Governments Flood Levy at a press conference in Phillip St Sydney. Thursday 27th January 2011 AFR photo Louie Douvis job# 141344

The Greens have labelled Tony Abbott an international embarrassment after the prime minister postponed a trip to Bali amid reports Australian authorities had intercepted an asylum-seeker boat and...

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Greens want PM to see reef dredging impact

Cleo Fraser Green groups hope Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's visit to Gladstone Harbour will open his eyes to the impact dredging has on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Greens hope to capitalise on Labor revival

Lead senate candidate for the Greens Adam Stone speaks to a journalist before a rally against the punitive Asylum seeker policy of the Government held in King George Square in Brisbane.27th of July 2013. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore The Greens hope to piggy-back on Kevin Rudd's popularity in Queensland to win a crucial second Senate seat in Queensland and preserve the carbon pricing scheme.

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Greens push for Medicare budget boost

Portrait of Queensland's first Greens Senator, Larissa Waters. Saturday 17th November 2012. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH BUSINESS 121117

Tony Moore The Greens will push to restore the $664 million cut which Labor cut from the Medicare budget in this year's federal budget.

Greens promise dredging no-go zones for Great Barrier Reef

The Greens have promised to set clear ‘‘no-go zones’’ for port dredging as part of a $176 million Great Barrier Reef protection package announced in Airlie Beach on Friday.

CSG the winner in Murray plan: Greens

Coal seam gas

The Australian Greens say the coal seam gas (CSG) industry is set to secure millions of litres of groundwater from the Murray-Darling Basin at the expense of the environment.

Brown labels Greens most 'exciting' party

THE Australian Greens are the ''anti-absurd party'' and have become the ''ideas bank'' for policy in federal Parliament, Greens leader Bob Brown said.

Greens call for free ALP vote on marriage laws

Petrina Berry and Lema Samandar HUNDREDS of same-sex marriage advocates, some dressed as Jesus Christ and the Pope, gathered in Brisbane as part of a national day of protest yesterday.

Deputy Premier isn't angry, just disappointed

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney.

Amy Remeikis Labor, Jeff Seeney isn't angry at you.  Just disappointed.

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Newman, Palaszczuk in dead heat as preferred premier

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis Another day, another poll.

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RNA redevelopment to feature King St precinct

An artist impression of the King Street retail precinct that will form part of the RNA redevelopment.

Natalie Bochenski Shopping and dining precinct to form key part of RNA showgrounds redevelopment.

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Ministers meeting World Heritage Committee

Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.

Jamie McKinnell Queensland's environment minister hopes face-to-face meetings with World Heritage Committee figures will convince them the Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands.

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Hopper accuses government of allowing 'rape' of farms

Ray Hopper watches Bob Katter talk to media.

Amy Remeikis As with most things passed in the Queensland Parliament, the new mineral and energy resources legislation passed on Tuesday night has wrung strong emotions from all sides.

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Government back down on uni fee changes likely: rally told

High school and university students protest federal education cuts in Brisbane.

Tony Moore and Eveline Fielding Queensland's university students believe the federal government will have to back down on its planned changes to university loans, fees and grants to university, a rally was told in Brisbane's CBD...

Queensland government to pave way for new electricity retailers

Electricity meter.

Tony Moore New legislation to be introduced in state Parliament on Wednesday could make room for three to four new players in Queensland's electricity retail market, industry sources say.

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Ban animal tested products in Australia?

Picture of rats used for experiments.

Amy Remeikis It is generally agreed that animals should not be made to suffer for human beauty. But federal Labor wants to know if cosmetics which have been tested on animals should even be sold in Australia.

Former LNP member Chris Davis to join Labor

Former Queensland MP Dr Chris Davis.

Natalie Bochenski Former assistant health minister Chris Davis has applied to join the Labor party, just two days after resigning from the LNP.

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Catholic Prison Ministry's annual jail tours scrapped

The Catholic Prison Ministry will no longer be allowed to conduct its annual tour of Queensland correctional facilities.

Amy Remeikis The Catholic Prison Ministry and the Prisoner’s Legal Service, have had their annual tours of Queensland prisons scrapped, with the state’s Corrective Services department finding...

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