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The Greens will take a policy wish-list which includes the construction of a light rail system and greenhouse gas reductions to their negotiations with the major parties.
The minor party may lose two of their four seats after Saturday's territory election but retains the balance of power in the Assembly.
Greens Leader Meredith Hunter said the ultimate make-up of the Assembly would not be known for some time and her colleague Amanda Bresnan still had a chance of holding onto the final seat in Brindabella.
Ms Hunter said policy would be the Greens' starting point with Labor and the Liberals over the make-up of the next government.
''We've put out there the issue of light rail - we need to be building the infrastructure of the future, for instance. We've put out a plan to achieve 40 per cent greenhouse gas reduction target by 2020,'' she said.
''These are very important issues to the Greens Party. And I've always said this is going to be about policy. We start with policy because we want to get outcomes.''
Ms Hunter rejected Opposition Leader Zed Seselja's comment that voters had rejected the Labor-Greens alliance.
''We don't know whether they will have eight seats or seven seats at this point. Last time I looked the progressive parties had between nine and 10 points out of 17 in the Assembly,'' she said.
Ms Bresnan said the Green vote had probably settled after the party picked up extra votes from disgruntled Labor voters in 2008.
''We're probably seeing a settling of the Green vote but we still do have a strong Green vote across Canberra,'' she said.
After the 2008 election, the Greens rejected a Liberal offer of cabinet seats and decided instead to support a minority Labor government.
Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur said she was disappointed to have lost her seat in Molonglo but pleased to have been a member of the Greens team in the Assembly.
''Obviously I'm disappointed. I would have loved for the Greens to keep four seats,'' she said.
''I think we've made a very positive impact on the ACT over the past four years so I'm just pleased that I've done that and looking forward to the future.''
Ms Le Couteur's mother died during the election campaign and the outgoing MLA was not yet sure what to do after finishing up at the Assembly.
This article first appeared on www.canberratimes.com.au
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