Topic archives: The Greens

Essential: Gillard strengthens Labor vote … just like Kevin

June 28, 2010 1

The ascension of Julia Gillard appears to have driven up Labor's primary vote -- but Kevin Rudd was already doing it. Nevertheless, Labor voters are happy with the change.

Battle for Melbourne: Greens buoyed by retirement of Lindsay Tanner

June 25, 2010 1

The Greens' candidate for the federal seat of Melbourne, Adam Bandt, has claimed the retirement of popular local member Lindsay Tanner has made the battle for control of the electorate more interesting."

Greens could inspire a climate change

June 8, 2010 114

The Nielsen poll is supposed to have sent the government into panic mode, but the poll is wildly out of whack. Just how strong is the swing to the Greens anyway?

Where do Greens voters come from?

June 7, 2010 12

ALP Senator-turned-pundit John Black made an unforgivable leap of logic in his hatchet job on the Greens in The Weekend Australian.

The Rise of the Greens

The Rise of the Greens

June 7, 2010 41


Tasmanian Election Update now with Added Cyborgs!

Tasmanian Election Update now with Added Cyborgs!

March 18, 2010 20

Free the herons!

No greenie dealings here

February 5, 2010

Crikey readers weigh in on the possibility of the Greens negotiating, plus checking out The Oz on Kindle and barney Barnaby Joyce.

Would teen voters help the Greens?

Would teen voters help the Greens?

July 29, 2009

When the ALP floated the idea of allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote, many Greens were in favour (while many Libs opposed it). Is this because they'd benefit? A cynical Possum investigates.

Tony Burke shares PR with Gunns

July 3, 2009 2

The Greens have caught Agriculture Minister Tony Burke out with some apparent cutting and pasting from propaganda produced by pulp mill proponent Gunns.

Why Rudd should listen to a Greens Senator

Why Rudd should listen to a Greens Senator

June 24, 2009

Greens Senator Christine Milne's recent Press Club speech was a bracing bucket of iced water over the nonsense peddled by climate-change denialists. If only Rudd would listen, writes Tony Kevin.