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The Australian Greens, commonly known as The Greens, are a centre-left, green political party in Australia. As of the 2019 federal election, the Greens are currently the third largest political party in Australia by vote. The current leader of the party is Richard Di Natale, and the party's co-deputy leaders are Adam Bandt and Larissa Waters. The party was formed in 1992 and is a confederation of eight state and territorial parties. The party cites four core values: ecological sustainability, social justice, grassroots democracy and peace and non-violence.

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Call for Royal Commission into Australia's bushfires as government urged to tackle 'root cause'

The Greens have called for a Royal Commission into the bushfire crisis, Labor says it's open to it.
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Sarah Hanson-Young wins $120,000 defamation award in David Leyonhjelm case

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has won her defamation case against former senator David Leyonhjelm who's been ordered to pay $120,000 in damages.
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Sarah Hanson-Young's defamation claim ruling due

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young's defamation lawsuit against former senator David Leyonhjelm is due to be handed down by Federal Court judge
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Adam Bandt defends 'arsonist' dig by Greens colleague over climate policy

Greens MP Adam Bandt has supported partyroom colleague Jordon Steele-John's incendiary spray over climate change policy.
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Greens MP Adam Bandt backs colleague's 'arsonist' spray over climate policy

Greens MP Adam Bandt has supported partyroom colleague Jordon Steele-John's incendiary spray over climate change policy.
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Greens senator brands major party politicians 'arsonists' over climate policy

Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John has refused to back away from calling Labor and coalition senators "arsonists" during a fierce spray on climate action.
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Senator Jordon Steele-John calls political opponents a 'bunch of arsonists'

Greens senator Jordon Steele-John has refused to back away from calling Labor and coalition senators "arsonists" during a fierce spray on climate action.
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Scott Ludlam has strict bail conditions dismissed after Extinction Rebellion arrest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
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Ludlam has bail win after climate protest

A magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlam that had banned him from being involved in Extinction Rebellion protests.
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Scott Ludlam says shutting down climate protests like 'turning off smoke alarm'

Arrested former Greens senator Scott Ludlam has warned that shutting down climate protests is like turning off the smoke alarm in a burning building.
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Angus Taylor sick of ideology in renewable energy debate

The federal energy minister wants to move past ideologies and solve industry problems, as Labor and the Greens again call for a long-term policy for investors.
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Energy minister sick of ideology, politics

The federal energy minister wants to move past ideologies and solve industry problems, as Labor and the Greens again call for a long-term policy for investors.
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Senate votes to set up federal anti-corruption body

The Greens have won a vote in the Senate to establish a federal anti-corruption body with the support of Labor and crossbench senators.
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Call for Hong Kongers to be given permanent protection in Australia

The Greens are calling on the government to grant Hong Kongers in Australia permanent protection, just as Bob Hawke did for Chinese people after the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Canada's two main parties tied ahead of October vote, Greens rise: poll

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals and the main opposition Conservatives are in a statistical tie of voters' preferences, according to a new opinion poll ahead of the Canadian federal..
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'Intimidation': Greens accuse disability royal commissioner of trying to shut them up

A commissioner appointed to the disability royal commission has warned Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John to stop saying defamatory things about him.
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Greens join Labor on drought fund concerns

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the federal government's drought fund will just funnel money to the National party's "big corporate irrigator mates".
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Greens seek 'climate emergency' this year

The Australian Greens are focusing on climate change and the need to transition to renewable energy at its annual conference in Adelaide.
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Greens senator Nick McKim returns to Australia after PNG deportation

Greens senator Nick McKim has arrived back in Australia after being deported from Papua New Guinea for trying to access refugee accommodation on Manus Island.
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Australian senator 'instructed' to leave PNG after trying to visit asylum seekers

Greens Senator Nick McKim said he was told a deportation notice would be issued to him on Thursday.
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Bob Brown calls for 'moderation' on renewable energy proposals

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has defended his stance against a wind farm proposed for Tasmania's north west.
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Bob Brown compares proposed Tasmanian wind farm to pokies

Former Greens leader Bob Brown has defended his stance against a wind farm proposed for Tasmania's north west.
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Scott Ryan re-elected as Senate president

Senate President Scott Ryan has been re-elected to his position after beating Greens senator Nick McKim.
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Greens senator aims to be Senate president

Greens senator Nick McKim says he should be Senate president, replacing Scott Ryan who is vying to be re-elected to the role.
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Di Natale reaffirmed as Greens leader

Victorian senator Richard Di Natale has been returned as leader of the Australian Greens at a party room meeting.
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Greens accuse Angus Taylor of 'hiding' overdue emissions data

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young suspects the overdue data will show pollution is rising.
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Greens want climate change 'trigger' law

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says Australia's environment laws are "not fit for purpose" and climate change should be considered in project proposals.
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Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives

The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners..
Reuters - Published

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