South Metro

Fair Trade tasting session at City of South Perth

As well as being the MLC for the South Metro region, Lynn is also the WA Greens spokesperson for Food and GMOs.

So Lynn was wearing both hats when she attended a Fair Trade tasting session held at the City of South Perth council offices.

Lynn also met up with City of South Perth CEO Cliff Frewing, Deputy Mayor Sue Doherty and Mayor James Best.

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Paganoni Swamp - Bush Forever Site

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Paganoni Swamp - Rezoning

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Wyola Club Fremantle

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Strong Voices Speak Up Against Uranium Mining in WA

There was a strong strong and vocal turnout for the annual rally against the National Uranium Conference outside the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle.

Speakers included Senator Scott Ludlam, Dr George Crisp from Doctors for the Environment, Fremantle Mayor Brad Pettitt an Kado Muir (pictured), well-known anthropologist, archaeologist and member of the Ngalia tribe in the Northern Goldfields, home of the proposed Yeelirrie uranium mine.

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OXFAM Climate Change Panel discussion

Aug 19 2010 18:30
Aug 19 2010 20:30

Oxfam Australia presents a FREE panel discussion:

Action on Climate Change: now but how?

Alexander Lecture Theatre, UWA

19 August 2010, 7pm - 8.30pm

RSVP: wastatecommittee@oxfam.org.au

Refreshments and canapés will be provided from 6.30pm

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Hands off Point Peron!

Hundreds of people turned up on a wet and windy day with a clear message for the Barnett Government - "Hands Off off Point Peron".

Among the crowd at the rally were Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren and WA Senator Rachel Siewert.

"There is growing opposition to the proposed land grab and canal-style marina for luxury housing in this beautiful public reserve," Lynn MacLaren said.

During her speech, rally organiser Dawn Jecks addressed some of the misinformation and confusion being generated by the government about the development, including its location.

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Greens show of force in support for community agencies

Senator Rachel Siewert has led a group of Greens MPs offering their support to community agencies and their fight to continue assisting the most disadvantaged people in our society.

Senator Siewart, Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren and Fremantle candidate Kate Davis made the pledge during a morning tea for south metro community agencies. 

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Greens Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Bill

Recently launched renewables legislation from the WA Greens is expected to attract even more support following widespread disappointment at the State Government’s decision to clear another hurdle to a coal power resurgence in Collie.

The new legislation would greatly reduce the need to build more dirty coal-fired power plants and there is growing behind-the-scenes support for the Bill.

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Working with the new Prime Minister

South Metro MLC Lynn MacLaren congratulates Australia’s new Prime Minister Julia Gillard (pictured here in March with South Perth Mayor, James Best).

“Party politics aside, this is a historic moment for all Australians. I look forward to the leadership Ms Gillard promises, especially in the policy areas of climate change and social inclusion, for which she created the first Ministry,” Ms MacLaren said.

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