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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.


Second reading speech - Mineral and Energy Resources (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018

I spoke in parliament about the mining rehabilitation bill, and the amendments it requires. 


Greens move amendments to fix shocking loopholes in mining rehabilitation bill

14 November 2018 Greens MP Michael Berkman will today move amendments to fix massive loopholes in Labor’s mining rehabilitation bill as reported this morning.


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.


Greens call on Labor not to buckle under pressure on mining rehab

9 November 2018 The Queensland Greens are calling on Labor not to buckle under pressure to make their already weak mining rehab reforms even weaker.


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.  


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