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Cross River Rail announcement first step towards public transport as a basic right

The Queensland Greens are today cautiously welcoming of the announcement by Federal Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, of funding for the delivery and operation of Cross River Rail.


The Queensland Greens express solidarity with Dylan Voller following news he is in hospital after an incident in police custody

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are far more likely to be a target of the police or justice system, and be harmed or die after coming in contact that system than their non-Indigenous counterparts, says Queensland Greens State MP, Michael Berkman.


Community BBQ 21 April

Join me for a free BBQ and community get-together at Perrin Park.


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.  


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