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.

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 […]

Parliament wrap-up: October 19

Community safety and thriving waterways on the agenda at Parliament this week PARLIAMENT WRAP-UP: Always glad to get back to beautiful Geelong after our Parliament weeks but really proud of using every opportunity to bring up issues that matter to you and people in our region. Murray Darling: We won’t back down on the Murray […]

Happy Ride 2 Work Day!

Let’s support more climate-friendly transport in our regions We could be doing so much more in regional cities like Geelong, to make cycling a safe and viable alternative to driving. As someone who regularly bikes to work with my kids, safety is an issue I feel really passionate about and I know my constituents do […]

Parliament wrap-up: October 6

It’s weeks like these I’m so grateful there are Green MPs fighting hard for people and action on climate change. CLIMATE RESILIENCE INQUIRY: We’re no stranger to climate destruction here in Victoria, having lived through some of the most extreme weather events in history in the past decade. My heart goes out to the communities […]

Farewelling Senator Janet Rice

I first met Janet Rice in 2016 when we headed down the surf coast together speak with environmental campaigners about gas and oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight. I felt so lucky to be beside Janet during those meetings.