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Court ruling: Minister must provide safe, lawful abortion for Nauru rape victim

06 May 2016

The Australian Greens have welcomed the decision of the Federal Court, which has this evening ruled in favour of a Nauru rape victim who the Turnbull Government sent to Papua New Guinea for a termination instead of bringing her to Australia.

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Government climate body feels pressure to withhold recommendation for carbon pricing until after the election

06 May 2016

The Australian Greens are calling for the release of a Climate Change Authority report recommending a carbon price, which the Authority decided to delay until after the election - a decision the Minister's Office said made it 'very happy'.

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Greens Welcome PrEP TGA Approval - Call on Government to List on PBS

06 May 2016

Greens Sexuality spokesperson Senator Robert Simms has welcomed the approval of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and called on the Government to now list it under the PBS.

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Victorian solar users the winners under Greens battery storage plan

06 May 2016

Nearly 300,000 Victorian solar users would receive a 50 per cent refundable tax credit to assist with the cost of installing household battery storage under a Greens announcement.

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Save the Children compensation exposes government’s refugee advocates lies

06 May 2016

The government's attempts to blame advocates and support workers for the horrendous situation on Nauru has backfired, with the Immigration Department being forced to pay compensation to Save the Children Australia after accusing its workers of coaching self-harm on the island.

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Williamtown in crisis, Turnbull government offers peanuts

06 May 2016

State Liberal MP Niall Blair has admitted in parliament that there is tension between the Baird and Turnbull governments over the federal government’s response to the contamination crisis at Williamtown and other sites, Greens NSW Senator said today.

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