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Radical overhaul of income support towards actuarial approach must be done properly: Greens

25 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens said today the Government's new approach to targeting support to people on income support could be very positive but it must be done properly; with long term investment in individuals and strong consultation with the sector.

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Qld Labor must release reported bid for federal funding of Adani coal railway to devastate the Reef

22 Jul 2016

The Greens are calling on the Palaszczuk Government to release its reported funding application to the federal Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to pay for Adani's railway line.

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Australian Greens statement on Nice attack

15 Jul 2016

On behalf of the Australian Greens I extend our sincere condolences to the victims, their loved ones, and all those who will be forever changed by what they experienced today.

 

 

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Turnbull does a Clive Palmer and buys power - one million reasons for political donation reform

15 Jul 2016

The Turnbull $1 million donation to bail out the Liberal Party on the eve of the election is further proof that current electoral funding laws need a major overhaul to stop rich individuals buying their way into power, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said. 

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National interest must come first in high speed rail conversation

14 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens have welcomed a fresh discussion about high speed rail in light of the proposal from Consolidated Land and Rail Australia, but warn that it's crucial that the infrastructure is built in the nation's interests, not to suit the profits of private property developers.

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Potentially dodgy developer donations highlight urgent need for reform

14 Jul 2016

The urgent need for national uniform political donation laws has again been highlighted by potential dodgy developer donations, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said. 

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