Today's Media Releases

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Abbott Government trying to limit Australians’ philanthropy

21 Apr 2015

The Abbott Government's plan to remove tax deductibility of donations to environment groups would devastate environment protection, heard the Senate Inquiry into the government's environment attacks at the first hearing in Brisbane today.

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Australia must re-invest in Ebola-affected region

21 Apr 2015

Australian Greens health spokesperson and public health specialist, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that while the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has stabilised, Australia should not be reducing our contribution to the area.

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Government must stop attacking vulnerable Australians: Over one million in poverty despite economic growth

21 Apr 2015

The Australian Greens have called on the Government to abandon harsh welfare measures after the latest report shows more than a million Australians are living in poverty despite two decades of economic growth

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More Holden job losses yet Abbott still has no plan for SA: Greens

21 Apr 2015

Responding to reports that a further 270 jobs are to be cut from Holden in South Australia, Greens Deputy Leader and industry spokesperson Adam Bandt MP and South Australian Senator Penny Wright said SA is bleeding jobs and yet Tony Abbott still has no plan for the state.

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Greens push to name, shame tax-dodging corporations

21 Apr 2015

Tax avoidance by big business in Australia is endemic and immediate steps must be taken to prevent further billions in tax being lost to the big end of town. There are many measures Australia can take right now to stop big business taking Australians for a ride.

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Price gouging behind big power bills: Senate inquiry exposes lack of political will to fix it

20 Apr 2015

The Greens say only gutless recommendations are contained in today's report from the Senate inquiry into electricity prices, which shows the only thing stopping Australians from enjoying lower electricity prices immediately is the lack of political will to stop major networks from gouging their customers.

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