Labor has ruled out banning new fossil fuel developments. Even so, there are many climate deals the government and the Greens could strike
In this podcast, Michelle Grattan and Greens leader Adam Bandt discuss climate change, the cost of living crisis and the Voice.
Like the Liberals, the Greens have a base that is split between hardliners and moderates. At the radical end, their activists don’t want compromise on core issues; its mainstream voters want outcomes.
The final stage of the Coalition’s tax cuts, worth more than $240 billion over a decade, is now in the gun sights of many critics, who are calling on Anthony Albanese to dump his promise to deliver it.
The government is now assured it will secure its legislation to enshrine its 43% 2030 emissions reduction target, after Greens leader Adam Bandt pledged his party would support it in both houses.
If you’re outside staring in, you’d probably say the Albanese government is looking good. If you’re inside gazing out, you’d likely think its challenges appear little short of dire. Next week the new parliament…
In 2022, the ‘Greenslide’ took seats from major parties. Here’s how they did it.
The Greens and Labor have a mixed record of working together, but can learn from past experience.
Although the political context is more amenable to the Greens’ message than ever before, it may not translate into a dramatically improved vote.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Adam Bandt on his hopes for the Greens to have a dozen senators in the next parliament
Greens leader Adam Bandt discusses his hope that the Greens could have 12 senators in parliament after the election. As well as his thoughts on climate and the idea of a Labor-Greens alliance
Taxing super profits sounds like a a good idea, but it’s hard to get right and there might be better ways to get more company tax.
The Senate has disallowed a government regulation that would have allowed the ARENA to invest in technologies such as carbon capture and storage and “blue hydrogen” using fossil fuel.
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Many countries have decided a Green New Deal is exactly the right stimulus response to the COVID crisis. Australia’s steadfast investment in fossil fuels will only hold us back.
Back in February, the Greens were riding a fresh wave of momentum when they changed leaders. But COVID-19 has made it tough for the party to be seen and heard.
Adam Bandt on Greens’ hopes for future power sharing
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Adam Bandt expresses his disappointment with Labor's coal rhetoric. He says they have a decision to make: work with the Greens, or determine whether they have more in common with the Liberals.
The Greens’ new leader has his work cut out to make sure the party is not just viable, but grows.
The Greens’ only House of Representatives member, Adam Bandt, is the party’s new leader, elected unanimously after Richard Di Natale’s decision to leave parliament. Bandt, 47, has held the inner city seat…
Natale’s shock resignation comes as former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce announced he would challenge Nationals leader Michael McCormack if there was a move for a leadership spill on Tuesday.
Past and present: Bob Brown (centre) pictured in 2010 with Greens colleagues including current leader Richard Di Natale (right).
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The environmental issues we face are ideal recruiting for green parties, but the breakthroughs aren’t happening, and after 25 years as a federal party the Greens are still fighting on the same fronts.
The federal parliamentary Greens are taking on the power of the party’s hard left NSW branch.
The issues with Lee Rhiannon involved trust in her, and the ability of the hardline NSW branch to bind MPs.