"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" - Mahatma Gandhi. Humans have a duty to minimise cruelty to animals from human activity.  We must protect... Read more...
"The world is currently undergoing a very rapid loss of biodiversity comparable with the great mass extinction events that have previously occurred only five or six times in the Earth's history." - WWF Western... Read more...
"The only disability in life is a bad attitude" - Scott Hamilton People who experience disability, their families and carers deserve access to life-long support and services that meet their individual... Read more...
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela In 2014 Australia was ranked fifteenth overall in the Pearson index, dropping from our previous position at... Read more...
"You don't need a silver fork to eat good food" - American chef Paul Prudhomme All people should have physical and economic access to enough nutritious, culturally appropriate, safe food to allow them to lead... Read more...
“Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.” ― Edward O. Wilson The Greens (WA) recognise the unique and natural beauty of Western Australia's native forests... Read more...
"People will have [GM] Roundup Ready soya whether they like it or not." - Monsanto spokesperson, Ann Foster.   Genetically manipulated organisms (GMOs), their products, and the chemical used to manage them,... Read more...
"Health is not valued till sickness comes." - Thomas Fuller The Greens believe that access to a comprehensive, high quality health care system is a basic human right, and that a public health system is the... Read more...
"A people's relationship to their heritage is the same as the relationship of a child to its mother." - John Henrik Clarke Heritage is the environment, objects and places that we inherit from the past and pass... Read more...
"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned." - Maya Angelou Affordable housing is a right for all Western Australians.  Lynn is working hard in... Read more...
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." - Aristotle Onassis The Greens believe that all people who experience mental illness should be able to live free from stigma,... Read more...
"Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now." - Alan Lakein As Western Australia continues to grow and develop at a rapid rate, it is vital to promote... Read more...
"There is no such thing as away. When you throw something away, it must go somewhere." - Annie Leonard The Greens (WA) consider waste to be the result of a broken process. A wasteful society is one which does... Read more...
"No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love." - Rita Mae Brown Lynn and the Greens believe that every person is entitled to equal access of opportunity, justice and democracy... Read more...
"Sustainable peace, development, and prosperity cannot thrive when some people and sections of our society feel excluded or marginalized due to the treatment they receive from others who are in the majority:... Read more...
"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." - Kofi Annan   The Greens... Read more...
"Who hears the rippling of rivers will not utterly despair of anything." - Henry David Thoreau  The Swan and Canning rivers flow through the heart of metropolitan Perth. The Swan River (Derbal Yerrigan) is 72... Read more...
"If you provide good alternatives for public transport, you won't have traffic problems." - Jaime Lerner Transport is fundamental to our economic and social wellbeing. Due to a combination of poor urban... Read more...
“All the water that will ever be is, right now.” - National Geographic Urban bushland is bushland remaining in the built up areas of our towns and cities and in areas influenced by, or likely to be influenced... Read more...
"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." Thomas Fuller Lynn, the Greens WA spokesperson for Water Sustainability, is committed to ensuring open and transparent reporting on water resources,... Read more...
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Hon Lynn MacLaren MLC - Member for South Metropolitan Region Legislative Council, Parliament of Western Australia