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  1. 1. Bob Brown By Charlie & Baya
  2. 2. About Bob Brown Bob Brown was born in 1944, and graduated from Sydney University with a degree in medicine in 1968. As a life long environmental activist, in 1982, he became the Director of the Wilderness Society and was jailed for 19 days while organising a blockade of dam work in Franklin River. As soon as he was released he was elected as the first green into the Tasmanian Parliament. In 1995, he was jailed again for a demonstration against logging. A year later, he was elected to the Australian Senate, and the following years he was re-elected with 17.74% of the senate vote. Bob Brown was the first gay member of the Australian Parliament.
  3. 3. Australian Greens <ul><li>The Australian Greens started in 1972 as the United </li></ul><ul><li>Tasmanian Group, and was the first Green party in </li></ul><ul><li>the world. In 1992, it formed into a national party </li></ul><ul><li>that focussed on protecting the environment with </li></ul><ul><li>policies based on global warming </li></ul><ul><li>and rising sea levels to name a </li></ul><ul><li>few. It is one of the fastest </li></ul><ul><li>growing parties in the country </li></ul><ul><li>with representatives in </li></ul><ul><li>every level of government. </li></ul>5 senates in federal 23 members in state More than 100 councillors in local committees
  4. 4. Policies <ul><li>When Bob Brown was elected as a state MP to </li></ul><ul><li>the Australian Senate he introduced many bills. </li></ul><ul><li>These included: </li></ul><ul><li>Laws regarding climate change </li></ul><ul><li>Protection for wildlife areas </li></ul><ul><li>Saving schools from closing </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of information </li></ul><ul><li>Gay laws </li></ul><ul><li>Bills for peace </li></ul>
  5. 5. Australian Peace Prize <ul><li>The Australian Peace Prize is presented by the Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation of Australia every year to any resident, </li></ul><ul><li>citizen or group in Australia who have contributed to </li></ul><ul><li>peace. On Tuesday 22 nd September 2009, Bob </li></ul><ul><li>Brown was awarded this prize; he was recognised for </li></ul><ul><li>his outstanding commitment to ‘peace, non-violence, </li></ul><ul><li>and global justice’. He was acknowledged for </li></ul><ul><li>inspiring generations to preserve the planet with </li></ul><ul><li>great determination and passion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bob Brown Quotes <ul><li>“ In securing the future of the planet, we secure </li></ul><ul><li>happiness for ourselves. One of the aims of the </li></ul><ul><li>Greens is to turn around the tide of pessimism </li></ul><ul><li>amongst the young people of the world.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Behind every successful man there's a lot of </li></ul><ul><li>unsuccessful years.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Greens stand for what’s right, not what’s </li></ul><ul><li>easy!” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bob Brown Arrest Senator Demonstration Logging Greens Freedom Activist Tasmania Bill For Peace Environment Elect Parliament Leader Jail State MP WORD SEARCH G R E E N S T A R R S E B X Z E P F L E E U S E R E D A E L N O V R E N S S I D N E P Q M V E W E D A E E R V Q X A N S I G R A B T A M B T I N S V T R N D E M O N S T R A T I O N O I J H U R B C B F Y D C W E N G E H N G E B M F A L B A M M G B G Z L F A R R E S T C A E O V I E L W E F O T D R E I N L K J I Q E C M A W S P Q L T O R A N D T A S M A N I A R V M J X O T R K F Y Q L O X A X P P M E T A T S D U Z I A P Q B I L L F O R P E A C E C Z
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>;query=Id%3A%22handbook%2Fallmps%2FQD4%22 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>