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Greens call for Government to amend AFL Grand Final ticket scheme

Greens sport spokesperson Sam Hibbins has called on the State Government to amend the AFL Grand Final ticket scheme to allocate more tickets to competing club members. “The AFL is raking in profits from the Grand Final. It’s time they gave back to fans by increasing the ticket allocation to...

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Greens say Liberals can't be trusted with LGBTI equality

Greens say Liberals can't be trusted with LGBTI equality Greens equality spokesperson Sam Hibbins says a vow by the Victorian opposition to abandon the Safe Schools program will put young people at risk.

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Melbourne Metro project will adversely impact South Yarra community

Greens Prahran MP Sam Hibbins says the Melbourne Metro project will adversely impact the local South Yarra community while offering them few benefits. "There will be major disruptions and loss of amenity during constructions, yet few benefits without a South Yarra interchange," Sam Hibbins said. "It's hypocritical of the government...

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Victorian Greens Slam Safe Schools Review

Sam Hibbins MP, Victorian Greens LGBTI spokesperson has slammed the Turnbull Government's decision to review the safe schools program. “The Turnbull government is giving in to the hateful campaign against the Safe Schools program" “Safe schools is an essential program in combating homophobia and bullying in Victoria’s schools” “Rather than...

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Victorian Greens Successfully Amend Relationships Bill to Allow for Ceremonies

Victorian Greens Successfully Amend Relationships Bill to Allow for Ceremonies The Victorian Greens have successfully amended the Relationship Act 2016 to allow for ceremonies to be conducted in conjunction with the registration of same-sex relationships in Victoria. Victorian Greens LGBTI Equality spokesperson, Sam Hibbins MP for Prahran welcomed the change...

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Media Release: Rainbow State Number Plate

    Sam Hibbins MP, Victorian Greens LGBTI spokesperson has announced the Victorian Greens proposal for a ‘Rainbow State’ special interest number plate at Midsumma Carnival “The ‘Rainbow State’ special interest number plate would be made available to all Victorian vehicle owners for a fee with money raised going to...

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GREENS VOW TO CONTINUE ADOPTION EQUALITY FIGHT

  Wednesday, Dec 9th, 2015 Victorian Greens LGBTI spokesperson Sam Hibbins has welcomed the passing of adoption equality legislation, but criticised the Coalition's amendment to maintain discrimination.  "The Greens welcome the passing of adoption equality legislation which will strengthen families and protect children of same-sex couples," Sam Hibbins said. "We're disappointed...

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Media Release: VET funding overhaul needed

  Greens TAFE and training spokesperson Sam Hibbins says that state and federal governments need to work together to overhaul the broken VET funding system. “Vulnerable Victorians are being taken advantage of by for profit private providers. The VET system has degenerated into a get rich quick scheme,” Sam Hibbins...

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Media Release: FIGHT FOR ADOPTION EQUALITY WILL CONTINUE

FIGHT FOR ADOPTION EQUALITY WILL CONTINUE

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Media Release: Government refusing to clean up political donations

Government refusing to clean up political donations  Greens MP Sam Hibbins has called on the Government to explain its refusal to toughen political donations laws, in light of new revelations that Liberal donors benefited from Napthine Government decisions at Fishermans Bend. “There is a stench hanging over the Victorian parliament,"...

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