Australian Greens

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The Australian Greens
LeaderRichard Di Natale
Deputy LeaderLarissa Waters, Scott Ludlam
Founded1992
HeadquartersGPO Box 1108
Canberra GPO ACT 2601
IdeologyGreen politics
International affiliationGlobal Greens
Asia-Pacific Green Network
ColoursGreen
House of Representatives
1 / 150
Senate
10 / 76
Website
www.greens.org.au

The Australian Greens is a green political party in Australia founded in 1992. It is well known for Bob Brown leading the party in federal parliament from 2005 to 2012. Christine Milne, the current leader, also in the 1980s campaigned against the Franklin Dam in Tasmania and was jailed along with Bob Brown.In 2010 Adam Bandt was elected to the seat of Melbourne and became one of several crossbenchers providing support to the Gillard Labor minority government.

The Greens also discuss other issues than the environment, such as equality, human rights, peace and non-violence.