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Greens call upon global community to Unite for Peace

The Australian Greens are calling upon the global community to Unite for Peace by reconvening the United Nations Emergency Special Sessions and use the power of Resolution 377A(V) to end Putin’s armed aggression against the sovereignty of Ukraine.

Enacting the Uniting for Peace Resolution 337A(V) would allow the international community to rapidly utilise a range of non-violent mechanisms to bring the conflict to an end, maintain Ukrainian sovereignty and ensure people have what they need to survive.

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Greens Call on McGowan to prioritise prevention, financial and health supports before opening up.

The Greens (WA) are committed to ensuring everyone is able to access health supports when they need it.  

The Greens (WA) are calling on the WA State Government to commit to providing people with more support before opening up Western Australia to interstate and international visitors.

The 11 point plan, announced by Australian Greens Health Spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John and Greens (WA) Health Spokesperson Brad Pettitt MLC, will ensure everyone is able to access prevention measures, and the financial and health supports they need to recover from COVID-19. 

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IDPwD - Greens Commit to Making Trains, Beaches and Public Institutions Accessible

Disabled person and spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Jordon Steele-John has announced the Australian Greens have released a plan to improve the lives of 4 million disabled people across the country.

Australian Greens Spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Steele-John said:
 

“On International Day of People with Disabilities, The Australian Greens are confirming their commitment to centering the needs and voices of disabled people.

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Greens want to end discrimination and commit to making education accessible & employment inclusive

Disabled person and spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Jordon Steele-John has announced the Australian Greens have released a plan to end discrimination experienced by disabled people in education and employment.

Australian Greens Spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Steele-John said:

“The week of International Day of People with Disabilities The Australian Greens have announced a plan to make our education system accessible to everyone, and break down the barriers disabled people are experiencing in employment.

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Greens Announce Accessible Australia Plan for Disabled Australians - Commit to Properly Funding the NDIS

Disabled person and spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Jordon Steele-John has announced the Australian Greens have released a plan to improve the lives of disabled people across the country.

Australian Greens Spokesperson for Disability Rights and Services Senator Steele-John said:
“I am so excited to release the first stage of our monumental Greens plan for disabled people ahead of International Day of People with Disabilities. 

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The Greens announce First Nations Health Initiative to combat Coalition incompetence

Decisions made by successive governments have resulted in health inequality. Whether you’ve been here for 5 years, 5 generations or 5 000 generations, everyone should enjoy the same access to healthcare in this country. 

COVID-19 put a spotlight on the fact that many First Nations communities need better access to health services, and the health centres they rely on need more resources to empower First Nations people to get what they need to be and stay well. 

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Greens Commitment to Extend Telehealth

The Australian Greens have today announced their plan to make Telehealth a permanent part of our healthcare system, investing $772 million over the forward estimates into our healthcare system.

Telehealth has been widely available since March 2020 and has enabled many people to access healthcare on the phone or by video conference. The changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule that enabled these appointments are set to end on 31st December 2021.

Greens spokesperson on Health and Mental Health Senator Jordon Steele-John said:

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Greens Announce Plan for Peace, Demilitarisation and Rejection of AUKUS Submarine Deal

The Greens have today announced that in the balance of power after the next election, they will push to boldly reform our defence force to ensure a peace-focused approach is prioritised.

This announcement coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the beginning of the invasion of Afghanistan, Operational Detachment A574, on 19th October 2001.

 

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