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A lot of work still to be done on employment services in Australia

31 Mar 2015

The Greens agree that job services in Australia need to be improved, but hold concerns that the newly announced jobactive scheme misses the mark, with an emphasis on Work for the Dole likely to lead to negative outcomes for jobseekers. 

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G20 breach emphasises risks of mandatory data retention

31 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens have called on the government to fast-track the implementation of a scheme to mandate notifications of data breaches, as the international community reacts to news that the personal information of 31 world leaders was compromised by the immigration department.

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Abbott's food labelling delay a blow to SA farmers

31 Mar 2015

The Greens have called out the Abbott Government for holding up vital country of origin food labelling laws which would protect South Australian growers.

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Super concessions policy ready now: $10 billion from Greens

31 Mar 2015

An independent costing requested by the Australian Greens and prepared by the Parliamentary Budget Office shows reducing superannuation tax concessions for the most wealthy would raise $10.16 billion dollars over four years.

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‘Rule of Two’ no more than a stopgap solution

30 Mar 2015

The Greens have warned ‘Rule of Two’ will do little to prevent further tragedies like the Germanwings crash, arguing that properly resourcing support services for pilots would be more effective.

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Hockey's deposit levy should only apply to big 4 banks: Greens

30 Mar 2015

Greens Deputy Leader and Finance spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said Treasurer Joe Hockey's proposed levy on bank deposits may get passed straight on to consumers, and instead has proposed an alternative model where the levy would be restricted to the big four banks.

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