The Commonwealth Parliamentary Library has released a research paper which traces the development of the Australian Greens.
The paper is written by Dr. Joy McCann of the library’s Politics and Public Administration Section. It is titled: Balancing Act: The Australian Greens 2008-2011.
The Executive Summary of the paper says: “It presents a brief introduction to the structure, ideological underpinnings and policies of the Australian Greens, and includes a brief history of the development of Green politics internationally and in Australia. It focuses on the party’s electoral fortunes and parliamentary activities from 2008 to the end of the first year of the 43rd Commonwealth Parliament.”
The paper is made available here under the terms of its Creative Commons licence.