My Articles


Rhiannon, L. Housing Needs the Medicare Treatment, Green Magazine, 25 May 2018

Rhiannon, L. Nakba Day: Hopes of Return Burn Bright for Young Palestinians, New Matilda, 15 May 2018

Rhiannon, L. Budget shows housing affordability not a priority, Newcastle Herald, 9 May 2018

Rhiannon, L. Earth Day: Why Corporates Can’t Save the Planet, New Matilda, 20 April 2018

Rhiannon, L. The Foreign Donation Bill is a Smokescreen to Attack Civil Society. The Guardian, 12 April 2018

Rhiannon, L. Australia’s Housing Market isn’t Broken, it’s Working Perfectly…For Some. New Matilda, 24 February 2018


Rhiannon, L. A Renaissance In The Fight Against Inequality. New Matilda, 1 December 2017

Rhiannon, L. Eat the Rich: Tackling Class and Inequality is Essential to Eradicating Racism. New Matilda, 13 November 2017

 Rhiannon, L. It’s not just the unions – civil society is under attack. Nimbin Good Times, 7 October 2017.

Rhiannon, L. Does the death of neoliberalism start in Wollongong? Illawarra Mercury, 26 October 2017

Rhiannon, L. Free Energy goes begging at Illawarra’s BlueScope Steel. New Matilda, 11 October 2017, Library – ID: library/jrnart/5577445

Rhiannon, L. Bill Shorten is no Jeremy Corbyn. Australian Financial Review, 4 September 2017, Media – ID: media/pressclp/5495913

Rhiannon, L. Greens NSW membership are not ‘faceless men’. Crikey, 4 July 2017

Rhiannon, L. The real reason my Greens’ colleagues suspended me. Sydney Morning Herald, 2 July 2007, Media – ID: media/pressclp/5372656

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Fiddling with fig leafs: Lee Rhiannon on Andrew Robb and ‘ministerial standards’. New Matilda, 6 June 2017, Library – ID: library/jrnart/5353055

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: The plan is, have no plan: Scott Morrison’s Claytons housing affordability strategy. New Matilda, 21 April 2017, Library – ID: library/jrnart/5247052

Rhiannon, L and Shoebridge, S. Left renewal: since when has taxing the rich and saving the planet been so controversial? The Guardian Australia, 12 January 2017, Media – ID: media/pressclp/5037835

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Albo’s vested interest in attacking the Greens. Daily Telegraph, January 2017, Media – ID: media/pressclp/5027390


Rhiannon, L. Tightening controls the only way to stop the rot. Newcastle Herald, 5 October 2016

Rhiannon, L. Battle for Bulga: Rio Tinto prepares to crush another tiny town, this time in Australia. New Matilda, 25 August 2016, Library – ID: library/jrnart/4799500

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Democracy is damaged when policy can be bought. Huffington Post Australia, 22 July 2017

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Shorten’s nonsense claims on Hanson. Sydney Morning Herald, 6 July 2016, Media – ID: media/pressclp/4676894

Rhiannon, L. The major party myth that stops people voting for the Greens. New Matilda, 21 June 2016, Library – ID: library/jrnart/4647937

Rhiannon, L. Animal welfare can’t be controlled from a desk in Canberra. The Land, 5 June 2016

Rhiannon, L. What a double dissolution could mean for progressives. Crikey, 14 March 2016, Media – ID: media/pressclp/4433953

Rhiannon, L. The free-range truth. Stock and Land, 15 January 2016

Rhiannon, L. Free-range truth lost to small Govt ideology. Stock Journal, 15 January 2016


Rhiannon, L. Time for the people to tell RAAF their toxic truth. Newcastle Herald, 21 December 2015

Rhiannon, L. Foreign Aid needs to help them, not us. Huffington Post Australia, 4 December 2015, Media – ID: media/pressclp/4240527

Rhiannon, L. Advertisement: An open letter from the women of Australia to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. The Saturday Paper, September 2015, Media – ID: media/pressclp/4104085

Rhiannon, L. Our rights being sold to US multinationals – opinion. Newcastle Herald, 10 August 2015

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Self-interest behind opposition to Senate voting reform. The Canberra Times, 9 July 2015, Media – ID: media/pressclp/3939580

Rhiannon, L. Out of the ashes of deregulation, a new vision for public universities must rise. New Matilda, 30 March 2015, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3747116

Rhiannon, L. New Year, new bill, same debate. Campus Review, 1 January 2015, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3641564


Rhiannon, L. Unions must stand up to mine companies – opinion. Newcastle Herald, 9 December 2014

Rhiannon, L.  Higher education ‘reform’ has been halted. Now’s the time for inspiration. The Guardian, 2 December 2014, Media – ID: media/pressclp/3541748

Rhiannon, L. Putting the E back in the CFMEU. New Matilda, 24 November 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3525411

Rhiannon, L. The Hunter deserves a better life after coal – opinion. Newcastle Herald, 29 September 2014

Rhiannon, L. Greens condemn land and water use. Bendigo Advertiser, 22 September 2014

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Senator offended by our critical columnist. Daily Telegraph, 11 August 2014    Media – ID: media/pressclp/3329320

Rhiannon, L. University fee deregulation. Campus Review, 1 June 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3242739

Rhiannon, L. It’s high time for a national corruption commission. The Guardian, Media – ID: media/pressclp/3124750 17 April 2014

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Shifting sands of opinion. Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2014, Media – ID: media/pressclp/3113278

Rhiannon, L. Julie Bishop betrays Tamil victims. New Matilda, 28 March 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3083297

Rhiannon, L. Sinodinos was struck down by the NSW Disease. New Matilda, 24 March 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/4689508

Rhiannon, L. How unions won us Olympics. New Matilda, 6 February 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2985428

Rhiannon, L. Coal protesters stand firm for future of all. Newcastle Herald. January 28 2014

Rhiannon, L. East Timor aid scandal not the first. New Matilda, 23 January 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2966667

Rhiannon, L. Trading away sustainable water is a blow to rural Australia. The Guardian, 20 January 2014, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2953141

Rhiannon, L. Repayment debate and Labor’s view and The Greens approach. Campus Review, 1 January 2014, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2981808


Rhiannon, L. Letter: No hate for Israel. The Australian, 19 December 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2906011

Rhiannon, L. My detention highlights why Australia should boycott CHOGM. The Guardian, 12/11/2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2838836

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Sydney University’s stance risks its reputation. The Australian, 2 November 2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2818369

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Allow voters to determine their preferences. Australian Financial Review, 25 September, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2744891

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Setting the record straight. Sydney Morning Herald, 18 April 2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2379280

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Labor’s attack dogs bite green hand that could help them. The Australian, 28 Februay 2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2262067

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Reforms a shot at rising above the rot. The Sun Herald, 27 January 2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2193406

Rhiannon, L. Birds lose out to coal. Newcastle Herald, 11 January 2013

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Senator’s view on Israel. The Australian, 10 January 2013, Media – ID: media/pressclp/2156537

Rhiannon, L. Military pomp hides military profits. New Matilda,10 December 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2808826

Rhiannon, L. Where to now for the Greens? New Matilda, 11 September 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2721452

Rhiannon, L. Queensland Right adopts US tactics. New Matilda, 12 July 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2601885

Rhiannon, L. The Greens Stand Firm On Women’s Rights. New Matilda, 6 June 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2503846

Rhiannon, L. Uni profits trump student rights. New Matilda, 10 May 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2441147

Rhiannon, L. Albo can’t fix the Airport jam. New Matilda, 24 January 2013, Library – ID: library/jrnart/2197216


Rhiannon, L. Letter: Far right meeting claim a mistake. Northern Territory News, 26 September 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1939092 –

Rhiannon, L. Letter: [Antisemitism]. The Australian, 14 September 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1913944

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Voting shows Greens definitely climbing. Australian Financial Review, 26 July 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1802653

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Greens bashing threatens progressive wins. The Drum, 26 July 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1815882

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Pro-life campaigners should give up intimidation for Lent. The Drum, 7 May 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1486079

Rhiannon, L. What’s the future for the Australian Greens? ‘Left Turn’, A. Loewenstein and J. Sparrow (eds.), Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012, Library – ID: library/jrnart/1831864


Rhiannon, L. Letter: Faction fiction. The Sun Herald, 13 November 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1221390

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Rhiannon’s defence. The Australian, 2 September 2012, Media – ID: media/pressclp/1050507

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: The Senate is about to get a whole lot greener. The Drum, 22 June 2011, Media – ID: media/pressclp/865881—the-senate-is-about-to-get-a-whole-lot-greener/2766816

Rhiannon, L. Letter: It’s the policies not the nation. The Australian Financial Review, 4 May 2011, Media – ID: media/pressclp/738945

Rhiannon, L. In topsy-turvy land where foes are friends and friends foes, at least Oakeshott’s consistent. The Weekend Australian, 16 April 2011

Rhiannon, L. More lessons in political correctness from Labor leaders and the elected sisterhood Australian. The Australia, 1 April 2011

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: All hope, no real action on filthy campaign lucre. Sydney Morning Herald, 28 July 2011, Media – ID: media/pressclp/IWFX6


Rhiannon, L. Letter: Many a can of worms when you dig up the past. Sydney Morning Herald, 28 July 2011, Media – ID: media/pressclp/QVFX6

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Happy to juggle two Green roles. Sydney Morning Herald, 14 July 2010, Media – ID: media/pressclp/KTAX6–just-ask-any-truck-driver-20100713-109c6.html

Rhiannon, L. Right to bear arms Lives are lost as gun laws are weakened. Newcastle Herald, 1 July 2010

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Greens must not waste opportunity. Sydney Morning Herald, 8 June 2010, Media – ID: media/pressclp/P5YW6

Rhiannon, L. Letter: Greens are hawks. The Sun Herald, 30 May 2010, Media – ID: media/pressclp/7BVW6

Rhiannon, L. Shenhua understands power in NSW – Opinion and Analysis. Newcastle Herald 11 May 2010

Rhiannon, L. Minerals council is mining job figures – Opinion and Analysis. Newcastle Herald, 1 April 2010

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Regulation only skin deep. The Sun Herald, 14 March 2010, Media – ID: media/pressclp/4W5W6

Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Resource riches can be an economic curse. The Australian Financial Review, 6 February 2010, Media – ID: media/pressclp/0JTV6

Rhiannon, L. “Growing up atheist.” The Australian Book of Atheism, Warren Bonnett. Melbourne: Scribe. 2010, Library – ID: library/jrnart/3320695


Rhiannon, L. Opinion: Yes, it’s time for change, but we need more than a recall provision. Sydney Morning Herald, 16 December 2009–but-we-need-more-than-a-recall-provision-20091216-kxjn.html

Rhiannon, L. Aged resistance to a privatising Government. Newcastle Herald, October 2009

Rhiannon, L. Time to open up books on political donations Newcastle Herald, 22 October 2009

Rhiannon, L. Threatened miners deserve green start. The Herald, p 9. 6 February 2009

Rhiannon, L. Premier Rees’s culture of secrecy remains. The Herald. p19-27, June 2009

Rhiannon, L. Humane chain. Australia. p 11, August 13th, 2009

Rhiannon, Lee/ Norman Thompson. Time to open up books on political donations. The Herald, P9 22 October 2009

Rhiannon, L. Are you listening, Nathan. New Matilda, 10 March 2009,

Rhiannon, L. Rich Guys Finish First. New Matilda, 17 February 2009


Rhiannon, L. Della Bosca’s reasoning is hardly healthy. The Herald, 8 December 2008

Rhiannon, L., Norman Thompson, Electoral Reform Could Be Rees’ Best Friend. New Matilda, 20 November 2008

Rhiannon, L. Offshore mining a risk to marine life, tourism. The Herald, 24 September 2008

Rhiannon, L., Norman Thompson. What is Politicians Afraid Of? New Matilda, 3 September 2008

Rhiannon, L. Motorbike- friendly policy benefits everyone. The Herald, 14 June 2008

Rhiannon, L. Saving the day could go against the grain. The Herald, 8 May 2008

Rhiannon, L. For Sale: One State with Harbour Views. New Matilda, 7 May 2008

Rhiannon, L. End secrecy and open doors to information. The Herald, 26 April 2008

Rhiannon, L. Bribes and donations- the murky world of NSW politics. Sydney City Hub, April 2008

Rhiannon, L. Motorway plan breaks down on peak oil. The Herald, 6 February 2008


Rhiannon, L. Democracy feeds off donations drip. Sydney Morning Herald, 1 October 2007

Rhiannon, L. Clean-coal technology is an industry con job. The Herald, 20 September 2007

Rhiannon, L. Coal plan expose Labor’s climate change flaw. On Line Opinion, 20 September 2007

Rhiannon, L. Circuit- breaker needed in coalmine plans. The Herald, 28 July 2007

Rhiannon, L. Renewables rescue jobs. The Herald, 4 May 2007

Rhiannon, L. Only the Greens can handle environment. The Herald, 14 March 2007

Rhiannon, L. Greens will take the Hunter into inner Sydney. The Herald, 2 February 2007


Rhiannon, L. Spare overloaded climate our new loader. The Herald, 8 November 2006

Rhiannon, L. Knowledge is power, secrecy corrupts. New Matilda, 20 October 2006,-secrecy-corrupts

Rhiannon, L. Turn up the lights to keep politicians honest. The Herald, 7 September 2006

Rhiannon, L. & Thompson N. Tainted money: Proposals for reform of electoral funding in Australia. Land and Water News, 11 August 2006;query=Id%3A%22media%2Fpressclp%2FXWNK6%22;src1=sm1


Rhiannon, L. & Thompson N. Hidden Money. Arena Magazine, August-September 2005

Rhiannon, L. Developer donations and Governments. The Bondi View, June 2005


Rhiannon, L. The tale of the media wagging the political dog. On Line Opinion, 17 December 2004

Rhiannon, L.   Has Easter turned into just another long weekend? Yes (No case, Gordon Moyes) The Daily Telegraph, 10 April 2004.

Rhiannon, L.   Politically Speaking. SX News, 22 April 2004

Rhiannon, L. A smorgasbord of culture lined up this summer, ready for any occasion. On Line Opinion, 5 January 2004


Rhiannon, L. Why is ‘get tougher’ the politicians’ default response to every crime issue? On Line Opinion, 5 November 2003

Rhiannon, L. Addiction for the gambling dollar. The Herald, 3 July 2003

Rhiannon, L. Political power will go to their heads. Central Coast Herald, 18 June 2003

Rhiannon, L. The tragedy of ‘green’ Premier’s empty promises. The Australian, 10 March 2003


Rhiannon, L. & Cass, D. Green on the Inside. Chain Reaction, #87 2002


Rhiannon, L. The Environment: Back on the Agenda. An Occasional Paper published by the Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace, series 9 No 2 August 2001


Rhiannon, L. Motorways Fail the Pollie Test. Workers Online. 28 July 2000

Rhiannon, L. Farmers Fudge DNA Dangers. Workers Online, 21 July 2000

Rhiannon, L. Mexican wave goes Green. Workers Online, 7 July 2000

Rhiannon, L. “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Peter Reith”. Workers Online. 24 March 2000

Rhiannon, L. This House is in order. Sydney Morning Herald, 21 January 2000.


Rhiannon, L. Seattle Kills Greens V Jobs Bogey. Workers Online, 17 December 1999

Rhiannon, L. Headaches in the House for Labor. City Hub, 16 December 1999

Rhiannon, L. Legislating for public education. Education, 22 November 1999

Rhiannon, L. Greens, CFMEU call for action on ceiling dust. Workers on Line, 27 August 1999

Rhiannon, L. Trading into trouble. Workers on Line, 23 July 1999

Rhiannon, L. It’s in the genes. Workers on Line, 16 July 1999

Rhiannon, L. Minor parties stand to lose out in major way. Sydney Morning Herald, 4 June 1999

Rhiannon, L. Big Cracks stall Laos dam project. The Australian, 4 June 1998

Rhiannon, L. Vegan and green in parliament. Vegan Views, May/June 1999

Rhiannon, L. Mining welfare from cradle to grave. The Ecologist Asia, Vol. 6. No.2. Pp. 46-48. March-April 1998

Rhiannon, L. Aid and the Mekong region (interview). Watershed, Vol. 3. No.3, Pp. 14-15. June 1998

Rhiannon, L. Feeding the politics of drought. The Australian Financial Review, 29 December 1997

Rhiannon, L. The ESD stumble could herald a bigger fall for Australia’s aid program. Development Bulletin, Vol. 43. October 1997

Rhiannon, L. Mekong developments: the challenge for Vietnam. CAPS News – Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, No.5, Summer 1997.

Rhiannon, L. Entwicklungen am Mekong – eine Herausforderung fur Vietnam. Hoa-binh: Bulletin der Vereinigung Schwiz – Vietnam. No.17. 1997

Rhiannon, L. and Brooke, C. Dam mania on the mighty Mekong. Habitat, Vol.25, No.4. Pp. 22-25  August 1997

Rhiannon, L. ASEAN factor may kick-start Transfield dam. The Australian, 6 August 1997

Rhiannon, L. We must target aid where it really counts. The Australian, 28 June 1996

Rhiannon, L. Rhetoric hides the reality for the world’s poorest. The Age, 27 June 1996

Rhiannon, L. The World Bank’s new boss – will he make a difference? Sagacity, No.5. 1995

Rhiannon, L. Sonneborn, C. What sort of aid are we exporting? Solar Progress, Vol. 16, No.2. 1995

Rhiannon, L. Aiding global warming. Queensland Humanist, May-June 1995

Rhiannon, L. Robert McNamara – first Vietnam, now the world. The Canberra Times, 26 April 1995. Reprinted: The Globe, June 1995, North Coast Express, June-July, 1995.

Rhiannon, L. Chapter in ‘Taking a stand: women in politics and society’, J Scutt (ed.), Artemis, 1994

Rhiannon, L. Coal industry lobbies for aid money to boost overseas markets. CREATE – Christians Respecting Earth And The Environment, Issue 1/95. April 1995.

Rhiannon, L. A half-century of hell at the hands of the World Bank. Simply Living, December 1994. Pp 103-105.

Rhiannon, L. Australian aid finances World Bank tragedies. People’s Cause, Pp 3-4

Rhiannon, L. Masinloc – danger lurks in new power plant. Simply Living, October 1993. Pp 15-16


O’Gorman, L. Gun Control After Greiner. Gun Control Review, 1988 Vol. 1. No.2. Pp. 40-42

O’Gorman, L. Women and gun violence. Gun Control Review, 1988 Vol. 1. No.1. Pp. 25-26

O’Gorman, L. The US-Australia-New Zealand Connection. Sisters, 1985 Vol.1. Pp 8-10

O’Gorman, L. Interview with Angela Davis. Womanspeak, Oct-Nov 1985. Pp. 12-13

O’Gorman, L. and Brown, F. Women against nuclear war – new levels of action. Fusion, 1984 Vol 1. No.2. Pp. 38-43.

O’Gorman, L. Liquidate US bases in Australia – women’s initiative to prevent nuclear war. New Perspectives, 1984. No.3. P 10

O’Gorman, L. Nuclear threat – women respond. Join Hands, 1984. No.4. Pp 9-17

O’Gorman, L. Women – a Driving Force for Nuclear Disarmament. Fourth Women and Labour Conference Papers, 1984. Vol. 1.  Pp. 347-355

O’Gorman, L. Women and Technology (part 2). Red Tape, May-June 1981

O’Gorman, L. Women and Technology (part 1). Red Tape, May-June 1981

Westoby, M. and Brown, L. The effect of clipping on self-thinning in Trifolium pratense. Australian Journal of Ecology, 1980, Vol. 5. Pp. 407-409


Burrough, P., Brown, L. and Morris, E.G. Variations in vegetation and soil pattern across the Hawkesbury Sandstone Plateau from Barren Grounds to Fitzroy Falls, NSW. Australian Journal of Ecology, 1977. Vol.2. Pp. 137-159

Brown, L. Responsible Science. Our Time, September 1976

Brown, L. The Green Revolution – a solution to the food problems of the third world? Modern Unionist, December 1974. Vol.3, No.2. Pp. 37-43. (Reprinted in Pensioners Voice. March 1975. P 10)

Note – My previous names are Brown and O’Gorman.