Your new Co-Deputy Leader of the Victorian Greens!

As Co-Deputy of the Victorian Greens, I will ensure that towns like Geelong and Ballarat, along with farming and coastal communities across the regions, are fairly and firmly represented in our parliament.

Climate Resilience Inquiry

The Greens have secured an Inquiry into Climate Resilience to consider how we need to prepare for, and mitigate, climate disasters in Victoria. The Inquiry is open for submissions until June 28.

Parliament Wrap-up: November 16th

Sarah sitting on a couch in front of a large window, working on her laptop. Outside the window are some trees and offices.

It was a particularly interesting week in Parliament this week – from young people speaking up about the urgent need to act on the climate crisis, to the Member for Richmond Gabrielle de Vietri being kicked out for supporting them, there was plenty going on.

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 […]

Parliamentary speech: Greens’ Rent Freeze Bill

If we don’t fight for renters and public housing at every step, the housing crisis will only get worse. That’s why the Greens put our rent freeze bill on the table today for debate in Parliament. This is an opportunity for Labor to actually help renters, by supporting our bill to make unlimited rent increases […]