The Greens


Briefing paper

2022 Federal election: refugee policies of Liberal-National Coalition, Labor and the Greens

This briefing provides an overview of the public positions on refugee issues of the three parties with the largest representation in the Australian Parliament – the Liberal-National Coalition, the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Greens.

Tax the billionaires

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on taxation for high-wealth individuals and corporations in Australia.

Better rights, more pay and secure

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on better rights for working people and improving Australia's industrial relations system.

Free education for life

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on education in Australia.

Equality and justice for all

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on human rights, violence prevention and gender equality.

A bold build for a strong, clean economy

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on supporting local manufacturing and boosting Australia's economic growth.

Tackling the climate crisis

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on climate change and energy resources.

Politics for people, not corporations and billionaires

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on parliamentary standards, political donations and the establishment of a federal integrity commission.

Free healthcare for all

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on Australia's public health system and Medicare.

2019 Post-election report of election commitments

The 2019 Post-election report provides the budget impact of each of the election commitments made by the major parties in the 2019 general election, and the total combined impact of their policy platforms on the Commonwealth budget.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Adam Bandt says that one in four people in poverty work full time. Is he correct?

In the lead up to the federal election, Greens MP Adam Bandt called for the minimum wage to be increased to a so-called "living wage", claiming that nearly one in four people in poverty worked full-time.

AMA election policy overview 2019

This policy overview lists how the major parties have responded to the AMA’s health policy wish list - Key health issues for the 2019 federal election.

2019 Federal election: report card - arts and cultural policy

Live Performance Australia has published this assessment of the arts and cultural policies of the major political parties contesting this year’s federal election.

Making health better: priorities for the 2019 federal election - how the parties stack up

The Consumers Health Forum has released this scorecard on how the parties stack up, in terms of policies focused on issues including patient leadership and self-management, primary care, First Nations health, prevention patient-centred issues.

Australian election 2019: health policy assessment

This resource outlines the AHHA and other health sector leaders' analyses of the health policies of the major national political parties, to raise awareness of and encourage debate on health policy, as well as to educate health policy decision-makers and the health sector.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is the Coalition's new spending on climate change worth just four weeks of keeping Christmas Island open?

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale claims the Morrison government is spending "almost as much to keep Christmas Island open in the previous four weeks as they will spend in new money over the next four years on climate change."

Policy initiative: Peace and demilitarisation

A fairer and safer world: peace and prosperity, not more weapons and war. Australians want peace and global prosperity, not more weapons and war. We must give Parliament the power to decide if we go to war and we must renegotiate the alliance with the...

Policy initiative: Justice for First Nations peoples

Addressing Australia’s unfinished business: treaties, healing, justice & truth The Greens will work with First Nations peoples to introduce measures that support self-determination and recognise sovereignty. This includes the establishment of a body to enable treaty making and a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament. We...

Policy initiative: Tackling racism and far right extremism

Stopping hate speech. In the wake of the Christchurch massacre we must act to stem the rising tide of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry in Australia. White supremacy and the emerging neo-nazi movement are taking a foothold right around the world, emboldened and encouraged by...

Policy initiative: LGBTIQ+ equality

Achieving equality for every person in the LGBTIQ+ community. All Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people have the right to be free from discrimination, have autonomy over their bodies, and access to holistic and comprehensive health services and secure housing. The Greens...