Portfolios

Alison and the Greens believe that all people have a right to a safe, peaceful existence; free from crime and the fear of violence.

The current approach to reducing the harm that illicit drugs cause in our community is not working.

All animals have intrinsic value, separate from the needs of humans. People have a duty to minimise cruelty to animals from human activity.

Western Australia’s community services sector plays a vital role in protecting and supporting many of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community.

At a time when the gap between rich and poor is growing, the Greens want to ensure all Australians get a fair share of Western Australia’s prosperity.

Western Australian prisons are horrendously overcrowded, with reductions in prison populations unlikely as the underlying reasons people commit offences are seldom addressed within the prison system

Alison and the Greens believe all citizens have the right to participate in and to equally access the processes of Government.

People who experience disability, and their families and carers deserve access to life-long support and services that meet their individual circumstances.

Western Australia should have a high quality public education system that is accessible to all members of our community and is recognised as among the best in the world.

Alison and the Greens are committed to making sure democracy works for everyone. During her time in the 40th Parliament, Alison has dedicated her work in this area to ensuring processes of elections are fair, equitable, and accessible for all voters.

Work should be rewarding and enriching. It should form the basis for the prosperity of our families, our communities and our state

Alison and the Greens will always push for greater transparency in the way Governments deliberate, make decisions and implement policies and actions, to ensure the public can hold Governments accountable

Alison and the Greens believe that while Western Australians are entitled to choose to gamble, gambling is a serious health issue for some.

Greening North Metro – as part of a plan to green Perth as a whole – will provide enormous health and economic benefits by keeping our neighbourhoods cooler and creating a more liveable city

Every Western Australian should have equal access to good healthcare. Location or income should not affect the care available to people who need it.

Workers are entitled to expect work laws which provide them with the protections, rights and responsibilities that come with a just and sustainable society.

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It is very clear our current approaches to law and order are not working and urgently need to be reassessed.

Western Australians who experience mental health issues should have access to high quality, tailored mental health care, treatment and support, with the role of carers and families acknowledged, respected and supported.

Alison and the Greens believe we should celebrate our diversity and the many social, cultural and economic benefits that it brings to our community.

Alison and the Greens want a Western Australia where older Australians are healthier, feel secure, and are valued, active participants in all aspects of community life.

Note: The Pay Equity Portfolio is now merged into the Women Portfolio. We are currently organising wesite content to reflect these changes.

Family and domestic violence is a major cause of death, injury and suffering in the community. Western Australia has the second highest rate of reported physical and sexual violence perpetrated against women in Australia

The public sector is well placed to respond to changing social, environmental and economic circumstances, and to enhance society’s capacity to pursue important goals such as justice, equity and environmental objectives.

Alison and the Greens believe freedom of sexuality is a fundamental right, and that acceptance and celebration of people of diverse identities is essential for genuine social justice and equality.

Everyone has the right to access education and training, whether they are leaving school, changing careers, retraining later in life or looking to gain new skills and knowledge.

Whether people become involved in volunteering to meet new people, learn new skills, support a worthy cause, boost their employability or to make use of their spare time, volunteers enhance and enrich the Western Australian community.

All children have the right to a loving and nurturing environment free from physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, exploitation and discrimination.

There is no place for gender discrimination in our society. The Greens have a long and proud history of standing up for Australian women.