What a year!

Phew - 2017 was huge!

We passed Dying with Dignity laws, a Victorian Renewable Energy Target, Lidia Thorpe was elected as the first Aboriginal woman to enter the Victorian Parliament, and I brought my baby daughter Ada into the world

Here’s a quick recap of 2017.

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Greens: If Andrews doesn’t take action, the next Grenfell will be on his hands

Greens Housing and Consumer Affairs spokesperson Ellen Sandell has today called on the Andrews government to immediately and directly replace unsafe flammable cladding through emergency state action, in the wake of the recent Victorian Cladding Taskforce's findings.

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Andrews betraying renewables by backing NEG and Turnbull's coal huggers

Andrews betraying renewables by backing NEG and Turnbull’s coal-huggers: Greens

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP and Victorian Greens climate and energy spokesperson Ellen Sandell MP today said that Daniel Andrews has betrayed renewables by backing in the NEG at COAG on Friday.

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Greens call out Labor on dodgy toll road deal

The Greens have condemned Labor’s decision to approve the West Gate Tunnel amid extensive evidence that the toll road will create more traffic problems for Melbourne, and entrench car use across the city.

The Andrews Government’s own experts reported in the Environmental Effects Statement that the road would not solve traffic congestion, and would funnel thousands more cars into inner Melbourne each day.

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Greens step up campaign to protect 488 La Trobe Street from demolition

Ellen Sandell and the Greens have stepped up their campaign calling on Labor’s Planning Minister Richard Wynne to step in protect heritage building 488 Latrobe Street before it’s demolished by developers. Over 1200 people have signed a petition by local MP Ellen Sandell.

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