Greens Deputy Leader and science and industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today called for the government to do for our scientists what it did for our defence personnel and abandon its unfair bargaining policy.
New figures show China imported 42 per cent less coal in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year, with analysts saying it's a signal demand for Australian coal will continue to fall.
"We need to leave it in the ground, simple as that," said Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne.
The Greens spokesperson for Consumer Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says that revelations that ANZ charged 8,500 clients for a service they never received shows that more needs to be done to root out problems in the sector.
Senator Whish-Wilson said, “It has only taken a few Senate inquiry hearings to pressure the banks to reveal systemic problems within the financial advice sector.
“Imagine what might be exposed if a Royal Commission was established and given powers to investigate the sector properly.
Anyone in Australia who assists someone to take their own lives – be it a family member or a medical practitioner – is guilty of a criminal offence. We need to ask ourselves as a country whether we believe that is right or just. If we are to make national dying with dignity laws a reality in Australia, we need support from all sides of politics. Will you take a moment to ask your federal representatives whether they support national dying with dignity laws?
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