We must ban rental bidding.

Rental bidding is where tenants offer to pay more than the advertised rent. It is not illegal in Victoria. However, there are stories of landlords and property managers encouraging people to offer more than the reported rent to secure a home.

Have you ever had to bid to secure a rental home? Complete our survey about rental bidding below.

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Recruiting: Volunteer Campaign Assistants

We’re looking for a couple of enthusiastic volunteers to join our office for four hours per week over the winter university break. Our office is small, collaborative, and strategic.

You’ll help us take our campaigns to the next level and have a real impact on politics and policy in Melbourne and Victoria.

You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills in campaign and policy research, strategic campaigning, and community organising, and get great resume-building experience volunteering for an influential and progressive Member of Parliament.

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2017 State Budget: What Does It Mean?

The 2017 Victorian State Budget presented the Andrews Labor Government with a chance to show Victorians that they take climate change to be the serious threat that it is.

They had the opportunity to seriously invest in renewable energy and prioritise the environment, at a time when Victorians’ concerns about climate change has never been greater.

There were some excellent things in the Budget, like the historic investment in family violence, gender equality, and investment in metropolitan hospitals, but this Budget is not getting on with the job of protecting our environment or our liveability.

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Toxic Toll Road Community Forum

Greens MP for the Western Metropolitan Region, Colleen Hartland, and other experts will be taking part in a community forum on the West Gate Tunnel. If you'd like to hear how the West Gate Tunnel could affect you and share your concerns with us, please head along to the Spotswood Kingsville RSL, this Thursday, 27th of April at 6pm. 

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Visa Changes Just Nationalist Chest Beating

Greens employment spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that with 3 out of 4 working visa holders using visa categories other than s457, extending Malcolm Turnbull’s announced ‘protections’ across the board would require large-scale reform, including the renegotiation of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, which provides for blanket exemptions from local advertising of jobs.

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