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Sandell and Hartland tell Attorney General: RSVP NO!

This morning Ellen Sandell, Greens candidate for the state seat of Melbourne and Colleen Hartland MLC, delivered petitions to the Victorian Attorney General Robert Clark demanding he cancel his plan to welcome the World Congress of Families to Victoria. “These people want it to be illegal to be gay and...


Greens back plans for St Kilda Road bike lanes

Greens candidate for Melbourne Ellen Sandell has backed the City of Port Phillip’s call for ‘Copenhagen’ style separated bicycle lanes along St Kilda Road from Southbank to St Kilda. “There’s nowhere in Melbourne as dangerous for cyclists as St Kilda Road leading in to the city - there are more...



Greens commit to a different East West connection

Ellen Sandell, Greens candidate for Melbourne, has announced the Greens commitment to fill in missing links across Melbourne’s tram network. "At the moment, if you live in North Melbourne and want to visit a friend in Fitzroy, or travel from Carlton to Smith St to go shopping, it's impossible without...


Ellen Sandell and Greens call for long term education solutions

Ellen Sandell, Greens candidate for the state seat of Melbourne, has backed Labor’s promise to spend $10 million on the redevelopment of Carlton Primary School. [1] “The Greens support additional funding to Carlton Primary School, and if elected I will work hard to undo the damage done by the Liberal...



Greens tell Labor: Victorians deserve to know where you stand.

Planning Minister Matthew Guy today approved Victoria’s most expensive road in history [1]. Ellen Sandell, Greens candidate for the state seat of Melbourne, says “It’s completely nonsensical that Minister Guy would approve the East West toll road. With thousands of submissions from community groups, tens of thousands of Victorians signing...


Proposed East West crippling investment in struggling public transport system

Today’s story on the front page of the Age [1] revealed the dire state of Melbourne’s tram fleet. With the ancient Z class trams now officially past their expiration date, and the Liberal government refusing to take the required action, under Napthine the tram crisis will get worse, not better....



Greens Call on Andrews to ensure East West Contracts are not signed

Melbourne Greens candidate Ellen Sandell is calling for the Labor Opposition to use their newfound power to ensure the Government does not sign the East West toll road contracts.. “Daniel Andrews has said that he will support the Government’s budget next week, which means he is supporting funding for the...

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