NO NEW MONEY FOR HOMES, NOTHING FOR RENTERS IN STATE BUDGET

The Victorian Greens have said today’s State Budget will make the housing crisis worse by investing zero dollars in new homes and providing nothing for renters. The Greens say Labor’s decision to spend no new money on building homes, including public housing, and to ignore renters will mean more rent increases and more unaffordable homes […]

GOVERNMENT INSURER SHOULD STEP IN TO SAVE LIVE MUSIC VENUES FROM EXORBITANT INSURANCE HIKES

The Victorian Greens have called on the Victorian Labor Government to save struggling smaller live music venues across the state by providing insurance through the state’s public insurer. On top of rising rents and the cost-of-living, astronomical public liability insurance hikes have put Victoria’s live music scene under enormous pressure. Many have already closed their […]

ANTI-TRANS HATE REPORT MUST COMPEL VICTORIA TO ACT ON ANTI-VILIFICATION

The Victorian Greens have said the Victorian Labor Government must act now to expand the state’s anti-vilification laws, or risk trans and gender diverse communities continuing to face escalating anti-trans hate. Earlier today, the Trans Justice Project and the Victorian Pride Lobby released a report into anti-trans hate in Australia, and its findings were heartbreaking. […]

GREENS WRITE TO PREMIER ALLAN, URGE RETHINK ON HOUSING PRIVATISATION

The Victorian Greens have written to Premier Jacinta Allan urging her to adopt a more progressive approach to the state’s housing crisis than her predecessor Daniel Andrews. When Premier Allan was appointed to the top job last week, she cited housing as the number one issue facing Victoria. The Greens say the leadership change presents […]