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Greens outline vision for clean transport future

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.

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Greens announce reboot of Medicare for chronic disease

Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale has announced the Greens plan to reorganise doctors’ incentives, to make Medicare work better for patients dealing with chronic disease.

"A system that better responds to chronic disease would improve the lives of millions of Australians, and ease pressure on our health system,” Senator Di Natale said.

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Australian Greens - Meeting rural health needs

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.

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Greens release plan for giant boost to science and research

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.

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Greens announce $1.4 billion boost for mental health sector

Greens announce $1.4 billion boost for mental health sector

The Greens have announced a mental health package that turns the system’s focus to prevention and early diagnosis with an additional $1.4 billion in funding.

“Today the Greens announce a big investment in mental health services, which is so often overlooked and underfunded,” said Dr Richard Di Natale, Australian Greens Leader and former GP.

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Di Natale: Time to end the harm caused by illicit drugs

Speaking at a conference in Sydney this afternoon, Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale announced a Harm Reduction Innovation Fund to invest in practices that reduce and prevent the harm caused by illicit drugs.

"The old ways of dealing with Australia's longstanding illicit drug issue just don't work. We need to look beyond simply locking people up, to create clever, innovative ways to solve Australia's drug crisis."

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