Abbott and Brandis want to put big mining companies above the law and stop Australians who care about the environment and climate from having a say. The Federal Court overturned the Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval of the Adani coal mine because the community pointed out he failed in his obligations as the Environment Minister.
Senator Ludlam: Guess who that leaves out? The entire arts community. They weren't actually able to provide evidence on this extraordinary rip-off that Senator Brandis has perpetuated on arts funding and I - and Seantor Collins on behalf of the Labor Party - would like to take more evidence than taht provided by Senator Brandis.