Health

Our health care agenda maps 6 critical areas to improve health for all Australians, leading to better health and well-being, greater health equity, and greater …
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Environment

Report after report shows that Australia is failing to arrest the decline of its natural ecosystems.  Climate change is worsening the risk for severe bushfires, floods, …
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Aged care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care found significant fault in the aged care system as a whole and uncovered neglect, abuse, indifference, and poor leadership. …
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Transport

Australia needs a national plan to shift from an outdated, fossil fuel-based transport system that clogs up roads and is our second-largest source of greenhouse …
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Accountability

Australia needs a National Integrity Commission, but we also need an integrated and properly funded integrity system of agencies that can adequately perform their vital …
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LATEST POSTS

One final act of bastardry

Showing just how much the Coalition despises the public sector, $3.3 billion is to be cut from the Australian Public Service. That means about 5,000 people …
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HMS Audacious construction

Nuclear submarine madness

Today’s Age Article by Peter Hartcher confirms that the LNP and ALP want the nuclear submarines so that Australia (Zero nuclear weapons) can directly threaten …
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AUKUS subs sitting ducks?

What happens if a large adversary decides to blow up the proposed nuclear submarines (SSN) prior to launch but after the reactor is installed?
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Dynamic shift needed on housing

We have a national crisis with a lack of affordable housing across Australia. Chris Simpson, Democrats spokesperson on Housing Affordability Attempts by government to address this issue …
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Red-ragging China on Anzac Day

It is reckless and damaging to Australia’s reputation and interests internationally for the Government to be again ramping up the rhetoric of war.  Elana Mitchell, Democrats …
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ACTION ON CLIMATE

Global temperature graph

Last seven years hottest on record

New data released by the Copernicus Climate Change Service shows the world continues to warm up as the government and opposition continue to avoid doing …
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CoP26 debacle

With just 3 weeks to go, the Prime Minister finally announced today that, yes, he will go to Glasgow, he may or may not have …
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China: no more coal power plants

There you have it – China will not build any more coal-fired power stations abroad. This is indeed significant since China builds/finances the majority of new …
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Show us your COP26 submission

The Glasgow Summit Conference of the Parties kicks off on 1 November and the UN warns it is the world’s last chance to get runaway …
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A decade of climate action

Today we release our election platform – A Decade of Climate Action – it’s our demand for urgent action to reduce greenhouse emissions over the …
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Sustainable agriculture plan

Agriculture is the cornerstone of stable society and it is of national importance to ensure the viability of Australian agriculture for the benefit of all …
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