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Time's running out to enrol or update your details to make your vote count. Electoral rolls close at 8pm on Monday 12 August. You better be quick or you might miss out -- enrol or update your details at: http://www.aec.gov.au/enrol

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Bandt welcomes Kennett intervention

Greens Deputy Leader and Federal Member for Melbourne Adam Bandt MP has thanked Jeff Kennett for his intervention in the Melbourne election campaign.

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Responding to new East West tunnel revelations

The more that we learn about this tollway, the clearer it is that it will wreck inner-city Melbourne.

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7 days to make your vote count

Time’s running out to enrol or update your details to make your vote count - enrol or update your details at: http://www.aec.gov.au/enrol

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Getting moving with high speed rail

The Greens have announced a plan to fast track the construction of high speed rail on the Eastern Sea board. Christine Milne and Adam Bandt announced the plan at Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station on Tuesday and Greens Adam Bandt will outline details of the plan to a conference on High Speed Rail in Sydney on Wednesday. 

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Galaxy poll shows surge to Greens in Melbourne

Greens Deputy Leader and Federal Member for Melbourne, Adam Bandt, says a Galaxy poll showing a surge in support for the Greens in Melbourne reflects concern over Labor's refugee policy and cuts to clean energy and universities.

Mr Bandt says the poll shows that even if the Liberals preference Labor he will be able to hold the seat.

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Adam Bandt addresses a July refugee rally in Melbourne

Here’s what Adam said to the thousands gathered at the refugee rally on Saturday 27 July 2013.

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A family's refugee story

Karen is truly passionate about refugees. She’s so passionate that she shared her story with us. Karen hopes that by sharing her story we can see asylum seekers and refugees in a different light – we hope so too.

“My family's story is a refugee story. My parents packed up the little they had and with my sisters, fled from unjust persecution and genocide and dared to hope for a new life and a better future. They were given a chance at this in Australia and have since flourished. They contribute to society as everybody else does. They pay taxes. They vote. They came from nothing and now have 3 daughters who are university graduates. We are a refugee success story as a result of compassion and acceptance.

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Still no vacancy

Better work-life balance laws, world-class parental leave and more childcare places would help more women return to work.

 

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This election your vote is powerful and you can make a big impact by enrolling in Melbourne. When the election is called, you've got just 7 days to make sure you can vote! 

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