Topic archives: The Greens

Greens Derangement Syndrome spreads to the right wing’s pre-frontal cortex!

March 27, 2018 12

It seems Greens Derangement Syndrome also affects the right-wing mind's capacity to perform basic mathematical/psephological analysis.

The Oz v the Greens: who’s right, and who’s a great big hopping idiot in the great kangaroo cull debate?

March 7, 2018 12

A culture-war-free explainer on culling kangaroos, and Lee Rhiannon.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull, Shorten refuse to change the date

January 16, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. The two major parties have rebuffed the Greens' campaign to change the date of Australia Day. Plus, a new report suggests sluggish wage growth will entrench inequality. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

January 15, 2018

Good morning, early birds. A woman has spent 15 months in hospital due to bureaucratic inefficiency. Plus, the Greens announce a nationwide campaign to change the date of Australia Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Poll Bludger: Greens inner-urban insurgency claims another Labor stronghold

November 20, 2017 15

With the Greens now laying claim to three state lower house seats in both New South Wales and Victoria, the next question is whether they can gain a seat in the Queensland parliament on Saturday.

The Greens’ not-so-simple, essential mandate: save the Earth

July 26, 2017 20

The environmental movement has come a long way from hippie love-ins and right-wing jokes. But the Greens, in Australia and elsewhere, have to acknowledge that it is the single most important thing they will ever do.

Poll Bludger: are the Greens cooked?

July 24, 2017 15

The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.

Poll Bludger: section 44 is a sticky wicket in need of reform

July 19, 2017 9

Another one bites the dust. Unfairly, as it turns out.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here’s how.

June 29, 2017 22

This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.

What happens if the Greens expel Lee Rhiannon?

June 27, 2017 30

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon will still technically be a Greens senator but won't sit with the rest of the party, in the event the party room kicked her out.

Tips and rumours

June 21, 2017 3

Five Eyes (shockingly) not what it claims to be ... former Barclay's Chief executive facing serious fraud charges ... who is behind The Mocker? ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 26, 2017 5

How much does the PM's chief of staff earn? ... Margaret Court v Margaret Court Arena ... just when you thought Macdonald was the worst ...

Matthewson: how will the Greens navigate ‘leftie’ budget measures?

May 15, 2017 11

Will the Greens take a "pragmatic" approach to Scott Morrison's "pragmatic" budget? Or will they stay the party of the protest vote?

Larissa Waters and the Greens’ tedious return to identity politics

May 11, 2017 39

Larissa Waters needs to care less about her breasts in Parliament and more about the fact that there are no damn jobs in this country.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

April 11, 2017 1

Turnbull's social media prowess ... Greens factionalism ... Unilever cuts ad spend ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 17, 2017 6

Shark story so nice they told it twice ... Jill Stein's excellent advice .. shake-up at Nine ...

The Greens drive regular Aussies into the arms of Pauline Hanson

November 25, 2016 64

Greens elitism pushes people to right-wing parties we now see gaining or regaining interest from middle Australia, writes the founder of the Sustainable Australia Party William Bourke.

Dummy spit over Greens’ bizarre council preference deals

October 21, 2016 2

Greens candidates for Darebin Council are directing voters to preference other Greens higher than themselves, writes Crikey intern Rachel Robertson. And an independent candidate says that's not on.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: all these confidential govt files make me salivate

October 20, 2016 6

Scoops, scoops everywhere. Unfortunately, Senator Derryn Hinch can't use any of them.

Media briefs: who stole our chairs? … drag queen takes on Foxtel … <em>Tele</em> turns to bikinis …

Media briefs: who stole our chairs? … drag queen takes on Foxtel … Tele turns to bikinis …

August 18, 2016

The Press Gallery's seats have gone elsewhere. And other media tidbits of the day.