The Australian Greens say today's appointment of a Wind Farm Commissioner is a sign that Malcolm Turnbull will continue to pander to those in the Coalition who are intent on sending Australia backwards.
The Australian Government will be throwing good money after bad if it pursues a refugee deal with the Philippines and it needs to be upfront about the detail of any deal, the Australian Greens have said.
After confirmation that 77,149 Volkswagen vehicles were sold in Australia fitted with ‘defeat devices’, the Greens have called on VW Australia to right their wrongs and for an urgent upgrade to Australia’s fuel efficiency standards.
Following the release of the BIS Shrapnel report on a government procurement plan for steel the Greens have renewed their call for the NSW and federal governments to immediately adopt procurement frameworks for all publicly funded projects.
With Glencore foreshadowing coal mine closures and Alinta set to shut a coal mine and coal-fired power stations in South Australia, the Australian Greens are calling on the big parties to provide alternatives for coal workers.