Politicians and Election, Vote in Freedom, Actively Participate in Democracy, Vote for Change, Online referendum
left right close

Christine Milne

> Australia > Politicians > Australian Greens > Christine Milne
Christine Milne is ready for your opinion, support and vote. Vote online NOW!
The Greens
photo Christine Milne

Christine Milne - for

An Australian Senator and leader of the parliamentary caucus of the Australian Greens.
 NO! Christine Milne

Christine Milne - against

Click, if you do not support Christine Milne. Say why.

Online election results for "Christine Milne" in graph.

Graph online : Christine Milne
Full functionality only if Javascript and Flash is enabled
ENG: Christine Anne Milne (born 14 May 1953, Latrobe, Tasmania) is an Australian Senator and leader of the parliamentary caucus of the Australian Greens. From 1975 to 1984 Milne worked as a secondary school teacher, teaching English, History and Social Science. She first came to public attention for her role in opposing the building of the Wesley Vale pulp mill near Bass Strait in North Western Tasmania on the basis of its environmental impact. She also participated in the ultimately successful campaign opposing the Franklin Dam and was arrested and jailed in 1983. Political career Milne was first elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly in 1989 as a member of the Tasmanian Greens in the electorate of Lyons, one of five Green politicians elected at that election. After her ...
for33against   In my opinion Christine Milne is quite good politician. For instance, because ... (if I wanted to write why, I wrote it here), positive
for33against   I do not agree. Christine Milne is bad choice. For instance, because ... (if I wanted to write why, I wrote it here), negative
for4against   Way too extreme for Australia., frolly
Current preference ratio
for Christine Milne

Milne confirms climate talks breakthrough

Deputy Greens leader Christine Milne has confirmed reports of a carbon tax breakthrough, saying the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee is "on track" to have the scheme starting in July next year. Independent MP Tony Windsor says a deal may be signed off "next week". It is understood agreement has been reached over the amount of compensation to be paid to industry, and a guarantee the carbon tax will switch to a market-based emissions trading scheme in 2015. It is believed the Government has agreed to the Greens' proposal for an independent climate change commission to advise on what ...

Greens Deputy Milne to National Farmers` Federation Congress

Let`s Grasp This Opportunity Addressing the National Farmers' Federation Congress today, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Senator Christine Milne, urged farmers to seize this tremendous opportunity to shape their own future instead of adapting to changes forced onto them. The Greens and rural independents who will share the balance of power in the new parliament also share elements of a positive vision for rural and regional Australia. "What a great opportunity that our parliament is getting a renewed focus on rural and regional Australia just as the vital issues of climate change, ...

Milne hopes for carbon price compromise

Greens Senator Christine Milne says she is hopeful the major parties will be open to compromise on the issue of a carbon price. Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she will not rule in or out the concept of a carbon tax, despite rejecting the idea before the election. She says the Government will instead consider various options through a new climate change committee that will be set up. The terms of reference for that committee will be finalised by the end of the month. Senator Milne has welcomed the changed approach, and says she had a useful meeting with the new Climate Change ...

[TOP 4]

> Christine Milne > News

Leyonhjelm, Hanson childcare comments rule them out of reasonable debate
Senators David Leyonhjelm and Pauline Hanson have shown that they’re not up to taking part in a constructive discussion around reforming Australia’s childcare sector with ill-informed comments equating early childhood education with ‘wiping noses’, the Australian Greens have said. “Senator Leyonhjelm clearly has no understanding of the early childhood education sector or the needs of Australian parents,” the Greens’ education spokesperson, Senator Hanson-Young said. “Senator Leyonhjelm has a painfully simplistic view of the universe; childcare means wiping kids’ noses and being a politician means ignoring the evidence when talking about education, climate change and gun control. “It’s no surprise that his comments have been endorsed by that authority on all things mindless and inane, Pauline Hanson. “With childcare fees sky-rocketing under the Turnbull Government, we need genuine reform and an injection of funds to the sector, not ill-informed comments from frin
Government automated debt recovery system must be scrapped and should be referred to Senate inquiry: Greens
The Australian Greens are calling for the Government’s automated debt recovery system to be scrapped and investigated through a senate inquiry.   Australian Greens spokesperson on community services Senator Rachel Siewert said: “Prior to and over Christmas, the automated debt recovery system caused anguish and stress to people using our social safety net, impacting on the mental health of those that we should be supporting. “These demands from Centrelink are deeply distressing and my office has heard from many people about their experiences of receiving a notification that they were thousands of dollars in debt and would need records from many years ago to dispute this. “Just before Christmas I wrote to the Minister for Human Services Alan Tudge asking for him to explain the debacle and suspend the program. Since then it has become clear that the program has caused too many issues to remain viable, subsequently the view of the Australian Greens is that the automated debt recov
California recognises the “swampy” world of kangaroo politics – species at risk
MEDIA RELEASE11 January 2017 California recognises the “swampy” world of kangaroo politics – species at risk The Californian government’s Fair Political Practices Commission has warned the Australian government to stop their underhand tactics to restart the trade in kangaroo products into California, Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said.  The warning letter was issued after an investigation confirmed the Australian government violated California’s lobbying laws with undeclared payments made to influence the Californian legislative process. Californian daily newspaper, the Sacramento Bee, has described the events as ‘unsavoury foreign government interference and industry money to influence with local government decision-making’. They labelled the world of kangaroo lobbying as ‘swampy’. “This should be a major embarrassment for the Australian government. They have been caught out misusing public money to try and influence Californian legislato
Minister, get out of your ivory tower and speak to people actually struggling on Centrelink
Minister Alan Tudge refusing to suspend or scrap the automated debt recovery system demonstrates a huge failing to comprehend the struggles and distress that the program has caused to people accessing the social safety net, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today. “The Coalition is scrambling around trying to work out why voters are so disillusioned and sick of major parties, well they only have to look at the huge disconnect demonstrated by Minister Tudge today. “Rather than empathise and listen with open ears about the overwhelming failures of the debt recovery system and the Centrelink system at large, Minister Tudge put his hands over his ears and continued to spruik a damaging system that has well and truly flat lined. “Has the Minister no comprehension of how broken Centrelink is or is he choosing to ignore it? For him to defend wait times by referring to the average wait time of 12 minutes to get through to Centrelink on the phone is farcical. “Thousands of p

load menu