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Nauru cannot continue, Inquiry report reveals

31 Aug 2015

Children are being assaulted, women are unsafe and the detention camp on Nauru cannot be allowed to continue in its current form, a Senate Inquiry report has said today.

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Australia moves to overturn ban on kangaroo products in US - Greens questions reveal Abbott govt may have broken Californian law

31 Aug 2015

US media reports that Australia may have broken Californian lobbying laws in an attempt to overturn the ban on kangaroo products highlights how far the Abbott government will go to benefit a handful of exporter

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Abbott must put Royal Commission out of its misery: Bandt

31 Aug 2015

Greens industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today called on the Prime Minister to terminate the Trade Union Royal Commission following Dyson Heydon’s decision to stay on as the head of the TURC. Mr Bandt said that if the Prime Minister insists on continuing an inquiry, he must open up any new appointment and terms of reference to the Parliament.

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Abbott duped in 55 million dollar Cambodia sham

31 Aug 2015

The Cambodian refugee deal has always been an expensive and cruel sham, the Australian Greens have said.

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Senate Inquiry into Veterans’ mental health begins tomorrow

30 Aug 2015

Greens spokesperson for Veterans’ Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson will be attending the first public hearing of the Senate Inquiry into Veterans’ mental health tomorrow in Canberra.

Senator Whish-Wilson established the Inquiry following shocking revelations about the prevalence of mental illness, suicide and substance abuse amongst our defence force personnel returning from deployments and other service.

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Greens condemn miscarriage of justice

29 Aug 2015

Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam today condemned the conviction of Peter Greste.

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