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ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

23 May 2015

ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

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Fish deaths leave more questions about Macquarie Harbour oxygen levels unanswered

22 May 2015

Greens spokesperson for Fisheries, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson provides the following comments on the salmon deaths in Macquarie Harbour.

“Last week I heard evidence from locals that a storm had caused the upwelling of dead and deoxygenated water below fish pens in Macquarie Harbour leading to millions of dollars of fish deaths.

“Now we have had it confirmed that some 270 tonnes of salmon have been killed.

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Time for Abbott to act on trains, trams and buses

22 May 2015

The Greens say we are at a fork in the road on transport funding, with the release of Infrastructure Australia's report on future congestion.

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Government must boost legal assistance to tackle family violence

21 May 2015

Federal cuts to legal assistance funding will undermine efforts to tackle domestic violence, say the Australian Greens.

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Increased checks for contaminated berries is a step in the right direction but more must be done

21 May 2015

Australian Greens spokesperson on Agriculture Senator Rachel Siewert said today that increased checks on imported berries are welcome but more must be done to strengthen the response to potentially contaminated products entering the country.

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Royal Commission to consider investigating the abuse of children inside Australia's immigration detention centres.

21 May 2015

After writing to the Commissioner in relation to  child abuse claims in Australian immigration detention centres, The Australian Greens welcome news that the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is considering allegations of abuse against children within the detention network.

 

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