Diane “Dee” Margetts born Fremantle, Australia March 5, 1955. Australian politician; anti-nuclear activist. Advocate for aboriginal rights. Coordinator for People for Nuclear Disarmament, 1988-91; Green Party Senator, 1993-99. Opposed US bases. Opposed Iraq and Afghan wars, partly because of civilian deaths.
“Don't be fooled by the 'war on terrorism'. . . This is an attack on people of different cultures, who believe in community and are against 'casino' capitalism.” (Green Left Weekly, March 13, 2002)
“The Greens stand on four basic principles: peace and disarmament, environmental sustainability, social justice and participating in democracy.” (speech & photo West Australian Parliament, May 23, 2001)