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Residents launch assault on pokies at Brisbane shopping centre

Troops are being rallied in Brisbane’s inner west as residents plan a public relations assault on the Pig ‘N’ Whistle pub and its plan to install 45 poker machines inside a family-friendly shopping centre.


Mega-Zipline would be a terrible Christmas gift: Greens

Monday 26 November 2018 Local Greens MP Michael Berkman has condemned the LNP Brisbane City Council’s plan to rush through their dodgy mega-zipline before Christmas with just 15 business days’ consultation.


Greens MP wants kids to skip school for climate rally

Queensland’s only Greens MP says schools in his Brisbane west electorate should let students skip lessons to attend a climate change rally.


Greens to move amendments to fix shocking loopholes in mining rehabilitation bill

Greens MP Michael Berkman will today move amendments to fix massive loopholes in Labor’s mining rehabilitation bill as reported this morning.


Queensland Labor slow on Ellis defence child sex abuse reforms, Greens say

Queensland’s Labor government has been accused of dragging the chain on reforms to ensure child sexual abuse survivors can hold institutions liable in court, including abolishing in the notorious “Ellis defence”.


State Greens MP Michael Berkman wants to ban coal mining in the Galilee Basin

COAL mining would be banned in Queensland’s Galilee Basin under legislation to be introduced today by State Greens MP Michael Berkman.  


Greens MP tables bill to scrap Ellis defence in Queensland to open up churches to legal action

Queensland would follow other states and abolish a legal loophole used by churches to evade lawsuits by child sexual abuse survivors, under a bill introduced by the state's sole Greens MP, Michael Berkman.


Speech on the Mt Coot-tha zipline proposal

On Tuesday 30 October Michael spoke in Parliament about the inspiring community campaign to stop the Mt Coot-tha ziplne. 


Speech on renter's rights

Renters Rights - rent caps and the right to remain.


Local residents vindicated by Department’s damning zipline assessment: Greens

Tues 23 October 2018 Local residents vindicated by Department’s damning zipline assessment: Greens


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