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First Greens MP has big list of priorities for his first term in parliament

He’s the first Greens candidate to be elected to Queensland’s Parliament and Michael Berkman, who won the seat of Maiwar from former Newman government minister Scott Emerson, already has plenty on his to-do list.


Qld Greens to Labor: stop ripping us off and get behind our Power for People Plan

Following yet another report that shows Queensland Labor is ripping off Queenslanders on their power bills, the Queensland Greens have called on the Queensland Labor Government to adopt their Power for People Plan.


Queensland Greens to hold a funeral for democracy as the Coalition pushes unjust corporate tax cuts

Queensland’s recently elected Greens MP Michael Berkman will lead supporters in a temporary blockade of BHP Billiton’s Brisbane office in protest against the federal government’s proposed company tax cuts.


New Greens MP inspired by grassroots mobilisation

New Greens MP Michael Berkman is looking forward to the opportunity to put Greens policies and values forward as the new member for Maiwar.


Greens MP Michael Berkman signals his environmental policies

Michael Berkman pushes government on tree clearing and coal


Shark nets to stay as government rejects Senate call to phase them out

Michael Berkman calls on Queensland Government to remove drumlines.


Maiden Speech!

This was, without a doubt, one of the biggest moments in my life. It's my privilege to stand in parliament for the people of Maiwar and the Queensland Greens. I shook a little, but every word is true. Our political system is broken and I will fight to fix it.  


Berkman stands with Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owner's Council

Queensland Greens MP, Michael Berkman, the Member for Maiwar, today stands once again beside the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council, to encourage the Queensland Government not to extinguish their Native Title.  


Greens MP hopes for bi-partisan vegetation management action

Michael Berkman, Greens MP for Maiwar, has today called on all parties and stakeholders to put politics aside in implementing a Vegetation Management Framework that provides equity, certainty and environmental protection over the long-term.


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