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What comes after a Greenslide?

17 Jun 2022

What an extraordinary result! Last month’s election, wiping out the ecocidal Morrison government and delivering a remarkable 16 Greens MPs as part of a historic blow to the two party system, is an incredible moment in Australian political history, as well as a pivotal one for our party and movement.

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Out Now: Greens and Government – Green Agenda Journal 2022 Volume One

11 Apr 2022

Mikaela Valtersson (Green) and Thomas Östros (Social Democrat) at a 2008 press conference, where the Swedish Greens and Social Democrats, for the first time, presented a common budget initiative. With a federal election just weeks away and a real chance that the Greens could find ourselves in balance of power…

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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

Image Description: Lots of chairs on a green field, distanced apart from each other. Together? Apart? Where ARE we?? Green Institute Webinar

February Event: Together? Apart? Where ARE we??

8pm AEDT, 9 February 2022

Webinar: 8pm AEDT, Wednesday 9 February 2022 Almost two years ago, in a snap webinar days after Australia went into our first lockdown, the Green Institute hosted the first public conversation in Australia to discuss how we stay together while keeping apart. Two years on, what have we learned? What have we done, and what has been done to us?…

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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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