Today's Media Releases

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Greens call for PUP to confirm it will block Abbott’s one-stop shop of environmental destruction

02 Sep 2014

 The Australian Greens welcome reports that the Palmer United Party will block Tony Abbott’s plan to hand federal environmental approval powers to state governments, including the Newman Government, and call on Mr Palmer to confirm this is his final voting position.

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The Liberal-Palmer Coalition delivers for the top end of town at the expense of small business

02 Sep 2014

Greens spokesperson for Small Business, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says that the mining tax repeal delivers a massive blow to the small business sector.

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Greens call on the banks and the other parties to back new Financial Advice Bill

02 Sep 2014

Today in the Senate, the Greens Senator for Consumer Affairs, Competition Policy and Small Business, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson will introduce the Corporations Amendment (Financial Advice) Bill 2014 to provide improved definitions for consumers seeking financial advice.

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Mining tax abolition deal: PUP helps Tony Abbott justify brutal budget

02 Sep 2014

Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Palmer United Party has done a mean and tricky deal with the Abbott government to turn down revenue and give a big win to mining magnates around Australia.

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Abbott’s Olympic dodge on environmental protections

02 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens say the Abbott Government is shirking responsibility by waiving a new environmental impact statement for the proposed expansion of Olympic Dam.

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Abbott Government must revoke Abbot Point dumping approval which even proponent doesn’t want

02 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens are calling for the Abbott Government to revoke its approval to dump dredge sludge in the Great Barrier Reef for the Abbot Point coal port, following reports the proponent is considering onshore disposal.

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