Greens push for Reserve Bank to become a ‘people’s bank’ offering cheap home loans

Greens push for Reserve Bank to become a ‘people’s bank’ offering cheap home loans

Updated April 04, 2018 13:59:29 Video: Richard Di Natale announced his ‘people’s bank’ proposal at the National Press Club (ABC News) The Greens are suggesting turning the Reserve Bank into a “people’s bank” that could give borrowers up to 60 per cent of the cost of a house at lower …

Larissa Waters secures place as lead Greens Senate candidate

Larissa Waters secures place as lead Greens Senate candidate

Posted April 03, 2018 10:29:53 Former Greens senator Larissa Waters could be set for a political comeback after receiving the overwhelming support of the party to retake her Senate position. It comes less than nine months after she resigned during the federal citizenship crisis, following her discovery that she was …

Labor and Greens keep up the fight against Coalition’s marine park plans | Environment

Labor and the Greens have launched a fresh attempt to disallow controversial new marine park management plans proposed by the Turnbull government last week, bowling up individual motions to boost the chances of scuttling at least part of the proposal. A first attempt to disallow the management plans failed on …

Labor and Greens fail in first attempt to disallow Coalition’s marine park plans | Environment

A first attempt by Labor and the Greens to disallow controversial new marine park management plans proposed by the Turnbull government last week has failed in the Senate after the government flipped the order of business and brought on the chamber debate. The Turnbull government on Tuesday night pulled its …

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young faces preselection fight from Robert Simms

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young faces preselection fight from Robert Simms

Posted March 27, 2018 09:30:48 Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young is facing a challenge from former senator Robert Simms for the prized top spot on the party’s South Australian Senate ticket ahead of the next federal election. Mr Simms today wrote to Greens members in South Australia, urging them to vote …