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Greens launch $2.2 billion battery storage fund

Media release: Greens launch $2.2 billion battery storage fund From July 1, 2019, the Greens will introduce a $2.2 billion battery storage fund providing household battery storage incentives of up to $7000 per battery (tapering down annually to July 1, 2023). Each quarter, $137.5 million will be made available for...


RBA issues climate warning

Lines attributable to Adam Bandt MP, Greens climate change and energy spokesperson: “After this warning from the Reserve Bank, the Coalition and Labor can no longer avoid having a plan to transition out of coal in an orderly manner.



Greens challenge Labor to ‘walk the walk’ on living wage

Greens challenge Labor to ‘walk the walk’ on living wage Greens employment and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Labor is talking big on inequality but won’t back it up with action. Mr Bandt said the Greens will seek to amend Labor’s industrial relations legislation in the...


A veritable army will fight new coal; Greens tell Nats on ‘big stick’ legislation to ‘bring it on’.

A veritable army will fight new coal; Greens tell Nats on ‘big stick’ legislation to ‘bring it on’. Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that a veritable army will be raised to fight new coal-fired power stations in NSW unless Liberal and Labor commit to...



Greens vow to fight tooth and nail to stop coal-fired power in Hunter region.

Greens vow to fight tooth and nail to stop coal-fired power in Hunter region. Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today vowed to oppose reported plans of a Cayman Islands company working with China and an Australian developer to build two new coal-fired power stations in New...


Snowy 2.0 isn’t enough: Greens

Snowy 2.0 isn’t enough: Greens Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today responded to the Snowy Hydro 2.0 announcement, noting that if the government was serious about energy storage, it would put in place a national storage target and incentives for storage across the electricity network. “Snowy...



Morrison's scheme an expensive climate hoax: Bandt

Morrison's scheme an expensive climate hoax: BandtGreens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said Scott Morrison's latest climate 'policy' was an expensive hoax that had no plan to deal with coal."There's nothing in this expensive fig-leaf that deals with coal, and if you don't have a plan for...


Greens call on Labor to back Marles over coal

Greens call on Labor to back Marles over coal Greens climate change and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, responded today to the comments from Labor frontbencher, Richard Marles, that “The global market for thermal coal has collapsed, and wonderful – that’s a good thing – because what that implies is...



Bandt introduces two bills to stop coal mining

Bandt introduces two bills to stop coal mining Greens Co-Deputy Leader and climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today introduced two private member’s bills into the House of Representatives that lay down a challenge to the old parties on the mining and export of thermal coal. The first...


Court ruling on coal and climate change a game changer: Bandt

Court ruling on coal and climate change a game changer: Bandt Today’s NSW Land and Environment Court ruling preventing a new coal mine in NSW is a game changer Greens climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said today.