Today's Media Releases

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Greens on Keppel Prince: Abbott government destroys jobs and investment

23 Oct 2014

Responding to the decision by Keppel Prince to mothball its entire wind turbine division and lay off 100 workers, Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Abbott government has taken a wrecking ball to the industry that holds the best hope of providing future jobs and investment in Australia.

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Estimates confirms findings of red tape report, as major Departments refuse charities passport

23 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Senate Estimates had confirmed reports that the majority of red tape faced by Australia's not for profit sector is caused by the Government itself. 

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Divestment campaign: SA’s future is in clean energy, not fossil fuels

23 Oct 2014

South Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has called on South Australian universities to divest from fossil fuel companies and reinvest in the future of the state; renewable energy.

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Live animal export company - Livestock Shipping Services – should have licence suspended

23 Oct 2014

LSS is again in the spotlight for animal abuse while investigation of previous breaches of animal welfare regulations in the Middle East continue.

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Foreign Fighters amendments inadequate

22 Oct 2014

Comment from Australian Greens' spokesperson for legal affairs Senator Penny Wright on news the Abbott Government will adopt the recommendations of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security on the Foreign Fighters bill.

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Macfarlane hasn’t walked away from Warburton

22 Oct 2014

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Renewable Energy Target policy announced by Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane adopts key recommendations from the discredited Warburton review and should be rejected by the Labor party.

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