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Power shift: Richard Di Natale’s elevation as the new Greens’ leader, replacing Tasmanian Christine Milne, marks the rise of the Victorian Greens. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Greens’ leadership shifts from Tasmania to the greenest state

The balance of power in Australian green politics has shifted with the choice of Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale as Greens’ leader – and the speed of the change is a lesson for other parties.
Christine Milne with her successor Richard Di Natale after stepping down as the Greens’ federal leader. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Milne got results from minority pacts with both sides of politics

Christine Milne has been seen as an ideological politician. But her record of working with minority governments of both stripes showed she could deliver on her agenda from outside the mainstream.
Greens’ leader Christine Milne has resigned, after 25 years in politics. AAP/Lukas Coch

Di Natale elected Greens’ leader after Milne resigns

Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale has been elected Greens’ leader unopposed, after Christine Milne announced she would not contest the next federal election.

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