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Cashless welfare card another sign of the Government’s policy recklessness

16 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that plans for a cashless welfare card are essentially a pumped up BasicsCard, continuing and expanding income management.

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Greens statement to members on the death of Jeremy Ball

16 Sep 2014

From Christine Milne, Kim Booth, Peter Whish-Wilson, Cassy O'Connor, Nick McKim, Bob Brown, Peg Putt, Austra Maddox.

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Refugee intake increase required now

16 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have said that they will push to have Australia's refugee intake returned to 20,000 places per year when Parliament returns in late September.

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Senator Milne on war in Iraq: "This is ill-considered"

15 Sep 2014

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne tells a press conference in Sydney that the situation in Iraq is complex and should be dealt with diplomatically, cutting off the supply of weapons and money to ISIS and fostering an inclusive Iraqi government.

"Unless that happens, no amount of military might is going to address the situation there."

 

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Greens call for PM Abbott to address funding concerns over Aboriginal programs

15 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to address extensive concerns about changes to funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs.

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Abbott and Newman governments’ Reef Plan is plan for its demise from dredging, dumping and coal

15 Sep 2014

The draft Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, released today, does nothing to stop the onslaught of dredging and dumping already applied for along the Reef’s coast and the mass export of coal through the Reef to exacerbate climate change, say the Australian Greens.

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