The Greens have announced a dedicated $10 billion funding allocation over four years, to prioritise the public transport that Australians need to fix traffic congestion, reduce pollution and make our cities and towns healthy and liveable.
“After years of neglect it’s time to invest in public transport and give people the choice to leave their car at home,” said Senator Janet Rice, the Australian Greens spokesperson for transport and infrastructure.
Leader of the Australian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has made a commitment to support the health needs of Australians living in rural areas.
The Australian Greens call for the development of a National Rural Health Plan that will establish key areas of need for remote Australians, like an appropriate health workforce for the future, and develop strategies to improve health outcomes.
The Australian Greens want to put Australia on a path to spending 4% of GDP on science and research by 2030.
Announcing the policy at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in the electorate of Melbourne, Greens Leader Senator Richard Di Natale and Science and Industry spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said the policy would make Australia a world leader in investment in research and development.
Salome is a true hero.
In 2014 I visited Liberia to learn first-hand about the Ebola outbreak that took the lives of so many.
I have such deep and profound respect for the medical workers who fought tirelessly to save lives in the toughest of circumstances.
May she rest in peace.
The Greens will always defend protections against hate speech, and resist any weakening of the Racial Discrimination Act.
Malcolm Turnbull has an opportunity here to stand up for the values of inclusion and diversity that we all thought he believed in before he came under such unrelenting pressure from the far-right wing of his party.