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Victoria’s animal emblem Leadbeater’s Possum likely to be listed as ‘critically endangered’ by December

21 Oct 2014

The Leadbeater's Possum may be listed as 'critically endangered' as early as December, a Senate estimates committee has heard after questioning from Senator Janet Rice.

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Statement from Greens Leader Christine Milne on the passing of Gough Whitlam

21 Oct 2014

This is a significant moment for Australia as we remember Gough Whitlam and his momentous contribution to our nation. He was Prime Minister for only three years but he swept all before him. We all mourn his passing and celebrate his great life.

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Qld Environment Minister met with Deutsche Bank in Germany after bank ruled out financing Abbot Point

21 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens are calling on Queensland Environment Minister Powell to explain why he met with Deutsche Bank in Germany after the bank ruled out financing the Abbot Point coal port expansion.

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Resettlement deal with PNG has collapsed

20 Oct 2014

The Abbott government's untenable resettlement deal with PNG has fallen apart, with the Pacific nation's government confirming that public opposition to the plan is too strong to proceed at present.

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Government wastes millions on marine review

20 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Commonwealth system of marine reserves will remain as nothing more than lines on a map until at least 2016.

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Agricultural Green Paper misses the biggest threats faced by rural communities

20 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens said today they are shocked that the Federal Government's Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper doesn't address climate change, one of the biggest threats posed to the future of Australia's agriculture and rural communities.

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