Topic archives: nsw greens

Former NSW Greens MP takes party to court amid preselection row

March 7, 2018 13

A former NSW state Greens MP and chief of staff to Richard di Natale intends to bring a legal action against her own party.

Mean Greens fighting machine: Lee Rhiannon faces preselection insurgency

October 4, 2017 9

If Lee Rhiannon is able to retain her spot on the Greens' Senate ticket, the result will be broadly interpreted as a severe rebuke of Richard Di Natale’s leadership and pave the way for an awkward federal campaign.

Clowns to the left, jokers to the right: Greens, Libs wrestle with party memberships

July 3, 2017 17

Both the Greens and the Liberal Party are trying to deal with the tension between party memberships that want real power and the need to remain electable.

It’s not just leaflets: the power struggle behind Lee Rhiannon’s suspension

June 29, 2017 22

The Australian Greens want full control over how their elected members vote, and they want to end a long-running NSW branch policy of binding votes.

NSW Greens are worried about the ‘vibe’ of Newtown

March 14, 2017 6

Though we're not sure exactly what that "vibe" is.

Is NSW Greens the new political home for Falun Gong?

November 16, 2016 6

A Greens private members' bill preventing NSW residents from getting organs from China has strong support from Falun Gong practitioners.

Foley gains on ‘Teflon’ Mike as greyhound ban splits NSW Coalition

October 10, 2016 3

Mike Baird is fighting a war on all fronts over his proposed greyhound racing ban.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 26, 2016

Run with Bill ... Greens in turmoil ... think of the frequent flyers ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 16, 2016 1

Freedom Boy on the loose ... about data retention ... Greens settle their preselection battle ...

NSW Greens preselection candidate James Ryan dragged into bitter court battle

August 5, 2016 5

The bitter fight within the NSW Greens is hotting up, with explosive documents revealing a long-running feud between a fired employee and a state preselection candidate.

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.

Tips and rumours: are there ructions in the NSW greens?

September 16, 2015 1

Earlier this week Greens staffer Osman Faruqi announced via Twitter that he was stepping down from his party roles to try out some new projects. Along with working in Senator Lee Rhiannon’s office, Faruqi was also the Greens candidate for the seat of Heffron at this year’s NSW election, and his mother is a NSW […]

‘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.

A ‘leaderless, accountability-less morass’: senior Greens staffer’s ‘satirical’ hand grenade

A ‘leaderless, accountability-less morass’: senior Greens staffer’s ‘satirical’ hand grenade

April 10, 2015 19

The NSW Greens' most senior employee has called the party's structure "equal opportunity nepotism". The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson reports.

‘The new normal’: Rhiannon forces triumph in NSW Greens

‘The new normal’: Rhiannon forces triumph in NSW Greens

October 21, 2013 6

Lee Rhiannon supporters inside the NSW Greens are dancing in the aisles after a smackdown of party rivals at the weekend's State Delegates Council on the weekend. So what will this mean for the national Greens?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

October 18, 2013 3

Split looms in NSW Greens this weekend? ... who is the Australian Institute ... whistleblower loses home in bushfire ...

Greens crack-up in Sydney as SHY backs rival candidate

Greens crack-up in Sydney as SHY backs rival candidate

September 21, 2012 18

Was Sarah Hanson-Young backing a rival candidate to the Greens for the upcoming Sydney by election race? She says she was just supporting a friend but party hacks aren't happy.

Greens again fail to match rhetoric with results

August 27, 2012 20

While the Greens' federal vote remains solid, they have again underperformed at the state level as results come in from NSW and the NT.

Greens: we are not hypocrites when it comes to donations

February 7, 2012 6

For some in the Greens, the $1.68 million donation meant success at the 2010 federal election, but I wonder if it was worth it considering the ongoing criticism the party is now receiving, writes Dr Noman Thompson, director of the Greens NSW Democracy4Sale project.

Hey Pauline Hanson’s mole, if you’re reading this: please explain

June 9, 2011 60

Pauline Hanson stands to lose a fortune in legal fees after the man who leaked her emails purporting to show a vote-rigging cover-up failed to show up in court yesterday. It now appears the whistleblower may not exist at all.