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Greens announce Light Rail Initiative to future-proof Perth’s suburbs

Senator Scott Ludlam has challenged the next State Government to construct a light rail system linking Perth's metropolitan suburbs to meet affordable transport needs and address climate change.

"The value of good public transport services is evident in the changing land values along the new rail line. The Greens want to ensure people living in the suburbs are well served and protected from petrol price shocks by expanding public transport options for everyone, not just the wealthy inner suburbs," Senator Ludlam said.

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New Greens Senator puts nuclear issues, climate change at top of list

New Western Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam was sworn in today in the Senate Chamber, pledging to put nuclear issues and climate change at the top of Australia's agenda.

"Key priorities in the next six years will be helping Australian communities prepare for the challenges of peak oil and climate change, and continuing the important work of campaigning for a nuclear-free world and ensuring that Australia does not fall for the fallacy that nuclear power could be a solution to climate change"

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