The Victorian Greens strongly oppose the Andrews Government proposal to sell key parts of the land titles registry.
Spokesperson for Treasury and Finance, Ellen Sandell, has criticised the move as another example of Labor outsourcing what should be a key responsibility of government - the legal management of land - in a move that will result in Victorians getting a raw deal yet again.Read more
Ellen Sandell, State Member of Parliament for Melbourne, has called for the expansion of the $650,000 jobs program for residents of the Flemington public housing estate to be expanded to include Kensington, North Melbourne, and Carlton estates too.
Her full speech is below.Read more
Victorian Greens spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change, Ellen Sandell, has criticised Labor’s plan to store carbon dioxide beneath the seabed as a hollow attempt to prop up the coal industry.Read more
Today the Victorian Greens was the only party willing to stand up for Federation Square.
The motion aimed at keeping the Apple megastore out of Melbourne’s premier public space was defeated in the upper house, but the fight continues.Read more
The Victorian Greens will support a disallowance motion to stop construction of the West Gate toll road.
The decision comes in response to extensive community opposition to the West Gate toll road, which modelling shows will create more traffic and fail to address the transport needs of Melbourne’s west.
Like the Liberals aborted East-West toll road, the West Gate toll road wasn’t taken to an election and vital information has been kept secret.
Expert transport planners have urged the government to abandon the project, which will entrench Transurban’s control of Victoria’s road network and worsen congestion across the inner-city.