“Under the LNP there’ll be no restraint” on coal trade expansion, says Chris Pyne’s Green challenger in Sturt

By Shane Willsmore August 10, 2013 The Australian Greens are a party of increasing strength and influence in Australian politics. The left is no longer purely about the battle for the rights of the worker, but also about the environment, battling global warming and protecting pristine habitats and rare species. More recently, offering a more compassionate approach to asylum seekers has also become a key point of difference. The Greens dare to differentiate themselves strongly and face attacks from both major parties for it. As I pulled up in my 4WD to meet Anne Walker, Greens candidate for Liberal Christopher Pyne’s seat of Sturt, she was waiting in her sensible […]