RURAL KIDS BEING LEFT BEHIND IN DENTAL HEALTH DESERTS 

MEDIA RELEASE – 16th November 2023 The Victorian Greens have called on the Victorian Labor Government to urgently address the dental health care deserts across regional Victoria. The Greens say these deserts have created a postcode lottery that sees kids in rural areas without access to dental health care disadvantaged from day one. Many smaller […]

Western Victorian Greens State MP call for extension for public submissions to the Federal Government’s Agriculture & Land Sector’s net zero plan 

MEDIA RELEASE – 13th November 2023 Last week the Federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) released a discussion paper on the National Agriculture and Land Sectoral Plan to reach net zero by 2050.  The Plan provides an opportunity to acknowledge that Australia’s agricultural sector is already feeling the effects of climate change, and […]

Struggling regions want action from Victorian Labor on cost of living: report

MEDIA RELEASE – 10th November 2023 A report released by the Victorian Greens has revealed struggling regional communities want state government action on low incomes, better access to healthcare, and affordable food and housing as ways to relieve growing cost-of-living pressures. Energy bills were confirmed as the most significant contributor to cost-of-living pressures for 49 […]

More action needed from Government to prevent homelessness in Western Victoria

MEDIA RELEASE – 21st September 2023 More action needed from Government to prevent homelessness in Western Victoria. The Labor Government’s Housing Statement released yesterday blatantly overlooks Western Victoria’s 2000 plus homeless who are in urgent need of safe, liveable housing. Greens MP for Western Victoria Sarah Mansfield says Labor’s shameless avoidance of committing to public […]

Government used “unreliable” research for Murray Darling policy – Greens call for VAGO investigation

MEDIA RELEASE 7 September 2023 Government used “unreliable” research for Murray Darling policy – Greens call for VAGO investigation. This week, the Murray Darling Basin Authority released a damning report highlighting the Government’s reliance on sub-par research to justify their policy position on water recovery. The in-depth report, produced by the University of Adelaide’s School […]

Environmental effects statement “absolutely critical” for proposed hazardous waste tailings dam in Ballarat

MEDIA RELEASE 17 August 2023 Greens MP Dr Sarah Mansfield says environmental effects statement “absolutely critical” for proposed hazardous waste tailings dam in Ballarat Greens MP Dr Sarah Mansfield says it’s ‘disgraceful’ that a 43-hectare hazardous waste tailings dam could be approved for Ballarat without an Environmental Effects Statement (EES). Dr Mansfield rose in Parliament […]

MP applauds innovation and climate leadership of Buloke farming and agriculture community

MEDIA RELEASE 6 July 2023 MP Sarah Mansfield applauds innovation and climate leadership of Buloke farming and agriculture community. Greens MP for Western Victoria Sarah Mansfield visited Buloke Shire last week to see firsthand the impressive innovation and environmental initiatives happening across the farming and agriculture sector in the region. During her visit, Sarah spent […]