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Welfare cop more harsh approach from uncaring Abbott government

24 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said the Abbott government is deliberately trying to smear all income support recipients with this latest ‘tough cop on the beat' approach to welfare.

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GREENS WILL PUSH FOR MARRIAGE VOTE ON BACK OF IRISH WIN

24 May 2015

The Australian Greens welcome the historic vote of 'YES' for same sex marriage in Ireland and call on Australia to follow suit.

 

 

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ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

23 May 2015

ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

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Fish deaths leave more questions about Macquarie Harbour oxygen levels unanswered

22 May 2015

Greens spokesperson for Fisheries, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson provides the following comments on the salmon deaths in Macquarie Harbour.

“Last week I heard evidence from locals that a storm had caused the upwelling of dead and deoxygenated water below fish pens in Macquarie Harbour leading to millions of dollars of fish deaths.

“Now we have had it confirmed that some 270 tonnes of salmon have been killed.

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Time for Abbott to act on trains, trams and buses

22 May 2015

The Greens say we are at a fork in the road on transport funding, with the release of Infrastructure Australia's report on future congestion.

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Government must boost legal assistance to tackle family violence

21 May 2015

Federal cuts to legal assistance funding will undermine efforts to tackle domestic violence, say the Australian Greens.

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