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Celebrating And Planning Climate Action

15 Nov 2021

Well, what an inspiring conversation we had last night, coming together to mark the 10th anniversary of the Clean Energy Act passing the parliament, and discuss what the precedent means for the months ahead. Our three wonderful panellists, Christine Milne, Will Steffen and Adam Bandt took us through the full…

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Happy Birthday, Bob Brown’s Bank!

1 Nov 2021

Tony Abbott and his friends in the Murdoch press derided it as “Bob Brown’s Bank”, and vowed to shut it down. But, ten years on, despite repeated attacks, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation is still operational, and still channeling billions of dollars of vital investment into renewable energy. It’s one…

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Publications

Download 'Unconditionally: COVID response and the future of welfare', a collection of essays edited by The Green Institute.

E-book: Can We Imagine A Future In Which Welfare Is Unconditional?

26 Oct 2021

Can we imagine a future where anyone in Australia who needs help to make ends meet gets that help from government, without having to jump through flaming hoops to prove they deserve it? DOWNLOAD THE EBOOK NOW Can we imagine a future where we simply say that nobody deserves to live in…

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Cultivating Hope: Green Institute Annual Report 2020

21 Jan 2021

Last year will go down as history-making in so many ways. It was an immense struggle, marked by tragedy and devastation. But, unexpectedly, it was also tinged with real hope; the hope that can be found in people coming together through adversity, working collectively to create a better world. Looking back on everything The Green Institute did over…

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Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporations And Nature

Rebalancing Rights: Communities, Corporations And Nature

29 Mar 2019

If BHP Billiton has rights, and can act as a legal person, why shouldn’t the Great Barrier Reef? What would change if we decided that the natural world we are part of had rights of its own – the right to exist, to habitat, to be free from pollution? This collection began its life as an exploration of the concept…

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Green Agenda

Events

Special Event: Mark The 10th Anniversary Of The Greens/Gillard Clean Energy Act With Us!

Special Event: Mark The 10th Anniversary Of The Greens/Gillard Clean Energy Act With Us!

8pm AEDT, 8 November 2021​

Webinar: 8pm AEDT, Monday 8 November 2021​ In the toxic wasteland that is Australia’s climate politics, it’s sometimes easy to forget that, ten years ago, we had a historic win! Join us to mark this anniversary at a very special online event featuring three of the key players, Christine Milne, Professor Will Steffen, and Adam Bandt, at 8pm on November…

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Unconditionally: How Covid Response Points The Way To Unconditional Welfare

Unconditionally: How Covid Response Points The Way To Unconditional Welfare

8pm AEDT, 27 October 2021

Can we imagine a future where income support payments in Australia are permanently made unconditional? The Covid response helps us do so – and it’s a brighter future! Webinar: 8pm AEDT, Wednesday 27 October 2021 When the Covid pandemic sent Australia into lockdown in 2020, the Federal Government was pushed by advocates and circumstance into an extraordinary step that changed…

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What Is Green Politics? Asia Pacific Greens Discussion Forum - APGN

What Is Green Politics?

5am UTC, 10 October 2021

As Greens, we have a vision to change the world, for a more just and sustainable future. But what makes Green politics different from the old ways? Our vision isn’t just about the outcomes we want, but about the process we use to get there. Many of us are mobilised by issues, such as climate change, inequality, and destruction of…

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