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Anti-marriage equality material at Perth Royal Show shows why the plebiscite should not go ahead

30 Sep 2016

An anti-marriage equality bumper sticker displayed on traffic control signage at the Perth Royal Show shows how hurtful a plebiscite can be before it has even begun.

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Bank decision shows coal seam gas destroys property values

30 Sep 2016

We’ve known all along that fracking and CSG risks our land, water and the climate – now a major bank is admitting it also risks property values.

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Suicide rates at ten year high shows more work to do and should prompt a national suicide prevention target: Greens

29 Sep 2016

Suicide rates hitting a devastating ten year high should jolt the Government into implementing a national suicide prevention target whilst addressing what else we need to be doing, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Robert, Dastyari, ????? - how many scandals will it take for major parties to back anti corruption reforms

29 Sep 2016

The case of Liberal MP Stuart Robert, a serial offender in how he engages with lobbyists and uses political donations, lends great weight to the need for a national corruption watchdog and far reaching electoral funding reforms, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said.

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Australia should not ignore UN Committee, laws should be amended to stop the indefinite detention of people with cognitive impairment

29 Sep 2016

Australia and Western Australia should not ignore the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) call for Mr Marlon Noble to have the conditions of his release lifted after serving more than ten years in prison without a charge, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Greens hope wait for Coroner's decision not too long

28 Sep 2016

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has expressed continued support for the family of Ms Dhu after the WA state coroner’s reserved her decision to release the CCTV footage until a later date. 

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