2024-06-06 The Victorian Greens have slammed Labor’s decision to charge full steam ahead and extract climate-destroying gas near the 12 Apostles, despite years of public outcry from communities.  In the state’s first new gas extraction project since 2014, the Allan Labor Government has given Beach Energy final approval to extract gas offshore in the Otway […]


Photo of Free Palestine Rally. Photo by Flick.

PAPER PETITION Community members have started a parliamentary petition calling on Vic Labor to stop arming Israel. If we reach 2000 handwritten signatures it will force Labor to debate this petition in Parliament. Print off the petition, collect signatures and return pages to my office at G13-G15, 288 Albert Street, Brunswick. LABOR & ELBIT LABOR […]

Hume for Palestine pickets HTA

The community continues to organise and fight against Labor’s approval of military exports to the Israel war machine. And the Greens are fighting with them.  We should not be fuelling war crimes.  The F-35 bomber aircraft is being used to indiscriminately bomb large swathes of Gaza. It is directly responsible for the deaths of thousands […]

Greens launch bold Housing Statement

The Victorian Greens have launched a bold, comprehensive housing statement they say will form the basis of their upcoming negotiations with the Victorian Labor Government over housing and planning reform. With the Premier due to announce his own reforms any week now, the Greens say their statement will provide a strong benchmark to measure them […]

Community Fights to Save Public Housing

Here’s an article I recently wrote about how a community is fighting to save public homes in Victoria. As the state is in the grip of an ever-growing housing “nightmare” – the Labor government has decided this is the time to abandon public housing, rather than protect it. ‘NEEDS TO COME CLEAN’: VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT’S PUBLIC […]

Australian Victorian Greens 2022 Policy Platform Speech

“The Victorian Greens are going into the 2022 state election in a strong position. We are guided by our values and commitment to ecological sustainability, social justice, grassroots democracy and peace and non-violence and we are fueled by hope.”  This speech was given on Saturday 1 October at the 2022 AGV State Conference:  Good morning […]


From Black Lives Matter to Invasion Day rallies to the continuing fight to #FreetheRefugees, there is a growing movement in Victoria and around the country demanding justice and equality for First Nations people and people of colour. Disturbingly, toxic racism, white supremacy and far-right nationalism are also on the rise. In Victoria, Nazis are organising […]


Labor’s rental crisis is breaking people. Their policies are making the rental crisis worse.  Under Labor, rents can go up by any amount – and if you can’t afford it, you get kicked out. Renters are already struggling, and many are just one more rent increase away from being homeless.  There is no reason why […]


We all want to enjoy neighbourhoods that are easy to move around in, have great public transport, and have plenty of safe, green public spaces to exercise, meet with friends, and relish nature. For too long, big property developers have had too much influence over the planning of our city. I’ve been fighting for years […]