Viewing articles in Portfolio:


Filter Articles

Bob Brown in Good Weekend Magazine

Bob Brown 24 Jan 2011

Senator Bob Brown was interviewed in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald's Good Weekend Magazine, talking about "The Getting of Wisdom".

If you missed the weekend papers, you can read Bob's lessons learned from an extraordinary life by viewing the pdf below.

Read more

Dr Henry, a futurist - Brown

Greens Leader Bob Brown today congratulated Treasury Secretary Dr Ken Henry for a quarter of a century of service to Australians and the Australian economy.

"Dr Henry should be particularly applauded for his work as Secretary over the past 10 years and, most recently, the tax review that included plans for Australia's tax system to address climate change and extract a fairer rate of return on the country's wealth being extracted by the big miners," Senator Brown said in Canberra.

Read more

Australian Greens, Labor commit to agreement for stable Government

The Australian Greens and the Labor Party have signed an agreement to ensure stability for Labor in Government. The Greens will ensure supply and oppose any motion of no confidence in the Government from other parties or MPs.

Labor will work with the Greens to deliver improved transparency and integrity to Parliament and pursue policies that promote the national interest and address climate change.

As part of the agreement there will be regular meetings between the Prime Minister and Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and newly-elected Lower House MP Adam Bandt.

Read more

Outline of a Greens Australia: Bob Brown

Bob Brown 18 Aug 2010

Boost public education with mining tax
Conserve land for food and environment
Accountability and insurance against big party domination

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown has used his Leaders' Address to the National Press Club today to outline why the Greens are needed in the Senate to guard against big party domination and ensure outcomes for the community.

"The Greens are the smaller party with big ideas giving a good option for voters fed up with the bigger parties with small ideas," said Senator Brown.

Read more

91% of Australians want stop to political lies: new poll

Polling commissioned by the Australian Greens shows overwhelming support for new laws to prevent misleading election advertising.

The national Galaxy poll of 1009 people taken in July shows 91% of Australians are in favour of legislation that would require political parties to be truthful in election advertising. 

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said that he would move in the next Parliament to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act to make it an offence to publish or distribute misleading and inaccurate election advertising.

Read more