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

Heathcote candidate calls for urgent action on climate crisis

Launching his campaign for the 2023 NSW election, Greens Candidate for Heathcote Cooper Riach called for urgent action on climate change, calling for creative small-scale solutions such as community battery projects and drastically improving local active and public transport.

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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