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Greens call for swift appeal for Peter Greste

25 Jul 2014

With the announcement today that Australian journalist Peter Greste will appeal the Egyptian court's conviction and seven-year sentence, Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says it is incumbent on the Australian Government to press for a speedy resolution of the appeals process.

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New report on children in care highlights importance of Senate Inquiry

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, showing that more than 50,000 children were in care during 2012-13, highlights the importance of the Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care.

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Greens condemn attack on UN shelter in Gaza

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens say an attack on a UN school, designated as a shelter, makes it clear nowhere in Gaza is safe as long as the fighting continues.

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Greens call for cross-party support on Bill to reverse cuts to single parents

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens have called on MPs across the Federal Parliament to reject the Government's cruel budget regime and to support legislation to help single parents and their families.

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Greens will work for multi-partisan action on pregnancy discrimination at work

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens welcome the Human Rights Commission's Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released today, and will seek discussions on implementing the recommendations with other political parties.

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Australian Medical Association lash out at nasties lurking in trade deal

24 Jul 2014

Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, lends his support to the Australian Medical Association (AMA) in its calls for the Australian government to reject provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) that “could undermine the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and compromise the ability of governments to improve public health.”

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