Our mission is to safeguard democracy
... to look out for the humanity and the planet
.... to be truthful, act with integrity, be collaborative
... to be inclusive, compassionate and community focussed
... to act on the evidence, to be economically responsible.
Last Thursday Scott Morrison’s Religious Discrimination Bill returned for the third time. It was endorsed unanimously in the Coalition party room, despite some Liberal MP’s …
Former Liberal Party Treasurer, Michael Yabsley, is proposing caps of $200 in political donations, caps on expenditure and removal of all public funding of elections, …
ACTION ON CLIMATE
Start with the sectors that contribute the most to Australia’s greenhouse emissions. Target the following sectors: electricity, stationary energy, transport and agriculture. While the below analysis is based on 2012 data, it clearly illustrates how …
While Norway is on track for 100% of all new cars sales to be electric vehicles early next year. Australia is languishing near the bottom of …
Over 2,000 scientists and academics are calling on world leaders to commit to a treaty to stop expanding fossil fuel production.
The clean transition will be critical to mitigating the worst impacts of global warming, and its happening whether the Government is supporting it or not.
The Report of the 6th assessment by the IPCC of global warming and how it affects the world is out and it’s a massive wake-up call. The …
WHERE WE STAND ON THE BIG ELECTION ISSUES
200,000 new affordable homes, tax reform and loan caps to stop the house price spiral. More rights for tenants.
Australia must now face up to its wasteful and polluting habits of make-take-dispose and take responsibility for the mess.
The transport sector is the second-largest source of greenhouse emissions in Australia. Despite this Australia has no vehicle emissions standards, some of the lowest fuel taxes in …
Our health care agenda maps a more equitable healthcare for all Australians, leading to better health and well-being, and greater prosperity. 1. Health Equity Despite the …
Openness, accountability, truth and the public’s right to know are essential principles and protections in a democracy.
A $37,000 tax-free threshold, higher tax on the top 1%, cut CGT to 25% and $30/tonne carbon price.
A strong and independent defence force that costs $100 billion less than the government’s plan – and does not include nuclear submarines.
Immediate action to reduce emissions by at least 50% by 2030 and for net-zero by 2050.
Agriculture takes place against the backdrop of increased climate variability and the increased incidence, severity, and duration of extreme weather events.
By providing incentives, government can achieve a high return on investment and stimulate the growth of new industries.
Increase the minimum wage in female-dominated awards and raise the wages of the lowest earners in the workforce, the majority being women.
A universal right to high quality, safe and timely support and care, free from mistreatment and neglect, inhumane treatment, and any form of abuse.