Illawarra Greens. Social justice, environmental sustainability, peace and non-violence and grassroots democracy.

Wollongong Council urged to switch off gas and “electrify everything”

Wollongong Greens Councillor Mithra Cox has a motion at Wollongong Council’s May 23 meeting, asking Councillors to consider switching off gas connections to all new homes and instead encouraging households to electrify everything on the path to net zero emissions.

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Greens say more to be done on youth mental health

Over the first two years of the pandemic, one in five young NSW people (aged 18-29) were diagnosed with a new mental health issue, and one in four young Australians (aged 16-24) thought about suicide.

Greens candidate for Cunningham Dylan Green says more needs to be done to address mental health, particularly among young people.

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Climate groups recommend Greens candidates

Five independent groups have backed the Greens policies for real action on climate change that would help keep global warming to about 1.5 degrees in accord with the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Greens candidate for Cunningham Dylan Green welcomed the independent assessments.

Climate Analytics, Vote One Climate, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, The Illawarra Climate Coalition and Beyond Coal Coast all endorsed the Greens policy to bring direct action for climate change.

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Greens stand against gender and sexuality discrimination

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. A recent study found that nearly half of Australia’s transgender population has attempted suicide, revealing the depth of the problem facing gender and sexuality diverse communities.

Greens candidate for Cunningham Dylan Green wants all LGBTQIA+ people to be free from discrimination.

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Greens call for fairer taxes and better services

Greens candidate for Cunningham Dylan Green called for fairer tax for workers as official estimates predict the stage 3 tax cuts will cost the nation $202.6 billion over the next eight years.

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Greens pilot an Artists’ Wage


Call for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act to find some teeth of its own


Early Voting Opening Today


Greens call for more affordable housing


Greens call for 100% renewable energy by 2030


Greens support calls for an end to NDIS cuts


Greens call for increase to income support payments


Greens call for greater environmental protection on Earth Day


Greens aim for a stronger democracy


Greens respond to IPCC report


Greens join community in calling for further climate action


Greens call for more public housing


Greens candidate calls for stronger environmental laws


Don't make Port Kembla a nuclear target


We need a Circular Economy to help Clean Up Australia


Charging for Dapto Pool is unfair


Wollongong doesn’t need cars in the mall - we need skateparks!


Greens welcome green hydrogen investment


Wollongong City Council planning for ‘catastrophic’ 3-4 degrees of global warming


20% affordable housing to benefit young people: Greens back Housing Trust calls for equity