This is a guest blog post by Alex Lester.
If you think that the revolving door of Australian prime ministers is a cause for concern, what's even more shocking is what's happened in the Senate. Here it seems to be difficult for people to even stay with the same party, let alone the same leader.Read more
In the lead-up to the 'Super Saturday' by-elections (in Longman, Perth, Fremantle, Braddon and Mayo on 28th July 2018) lobby group GetUp! asked the Science Party about its stance on a few select issues.Read more
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Submission to the Inquiry into the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership Program (PDF, 123 KB, 2 July 2018)
No matter the frequency or severity of scandals that emerge from federal government, the major political parties can always agree on one thing: we don't need to do anything about it.Read more
The shock resignation of both Deputy Co-Leaders of the Australian Greens over dual citizenship kicked off bizarre scenes in Canberra. While the saga drags on, the Science Party has defined its views on section 44(i) of the Australian Constitution:
- dual citizens should be eligible for nomination, and renounce their second citizenship if elected to federal parliament; and
- dual citizenship of another country that was gained without the person's knowledge, if the person was not born there and did not apply for citizenship, should not be considered a breach of section 44(i).