One of the Australian Greens’ core principles is that universal human rights must be respected and protected in all countries. Many of the Greens’ policies are geared towards protecting and strengthening includes economic, social, cultural, environmental and political rights in Australia and overseas.
The Greens advocate for reforms in the areas of anti-discrimination, international obligations under human rights treaties, funding of human rights commissioners and consideration of human rights issues in international diplomacy and trade. In Australia the Greens are advocating for human rights in areas including refugee protection, counter-terrorism, marriage equality and anti-discrimination reforms.
03 May 2013 | 6:30 pm
Senator Penny Wright to attend the 2013 Human Rights Dinner on Friday 3 May in Melbourne.
02 May 2013 | 8:00 pm
Senator Penny Wright to attend the 2013 Edmund Rice Public Address: Would You Wait a Lifetime?
25 Mar 2013 | 9:30 am
Senators Penny Wright, Rachel Siewert and Scott Ludlam to speak at the ACOSS National Conference.
20 Nov 2012
Christine Milne and Penny Wright addressed the press to discuss the Greens vision for tax reform and equality and anti-dis...
15 Nov 2012
South Australian Greens MPSs and staff, including Senator Penny Wright, Mark Parnell MLC, Tammy Franks MLC and Senator Sarah Ha...
10 Nov 2012 | 5:30 pm
Senator Penny Wright and Greens MLC colleagues Tammy Franks and Mark Parnell will join SA Greens members and supportes&nbs...
04 Oct 2012
A Senate inquiry’s report released today has revealed that, in a shocking dereliction of care, the Australian Government ...
16 Aug 2012
Senator Penny Wright gives a second reading speech on the Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other M...
29 Jun 2012
Penny Wright gives a speech on the Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill.
11 Jan 2012
Australian Greens spokesperson for Legal Affairs Senator Penny Wright today commemorated the important yet disturbing 10-year a...