Topic archives: Bob Brown

Lee Rhiannon’s overthrow and the future of the Greens’ hard-left quasi-faction

December 6, 2017 23

Crikey speaks exclusively to outgoing Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon about her legacy, and where she's heading next.

Why the High Court shut down Tassie’s anti-protest laws in Bob Brown case

October 19, 2017 1

The High Court has given judgment in Bob Brown’s case against Tasmanian anti-protest laws, and found the laws invalid on the basis they infringe the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.

Incarceration of speech: denying the right to protest in Australia

May 10, 2017 3

Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.

Right-wing commentariat bashes Triggs for Bob Brown Foundation speech

March 17, 2017 5

It could almost be classified as a sport, at this point.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 17, 2017 5

Tele stalking Triggs ... Snowy Hydro poll boost ... Turnbull on a train ...

Green zone: NSW branch at loggerheads

August 4, 2016 8

There is a split in the NSW Greens, with Lee Rhiannon's "Eastern bloc" at odds with the party's spiritual leader, Bob Brown.

Seven things Bob Brown wants Graham Lloyd to know about Tassie forests

July 15, 2016

Graham Lloyd wrote about Bob Brown in this morning's Australian. Herewith, former Greens leader Bob Brown responds.

Rundle: will the Greens go the way of the Democrats?

July 7, 2016 29

Did the Greens make a series of errors, now or before the election, which deprived them of a higher vote? And could this be their eventual undoing?

Milne leaves Greens at record strength

Milne leaves Greens at record strength

May 6, 2015 16

Christine Milne leaves politics with her party at record strength -- an outcome that looked unlikely when she took over as leader.

‘A labyrinthine maze of factions’: Greens staffer slams his colleagues in ‘funny’ post

‘A labyrinthine maze of factions’: Greens staffer slams his colleagues in ‘funny’ post

April 10, 2015 23

Some are "latte swilling inner-city socialists", some are nearly the Klan. So says senior Greens staffer Chris Harris. The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson reports.