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CSIRO climate science cuts a test for Turnbull: Greens

09 Feb 2016

The Australian Greens today said the CSIRO’s cuts to climate science are a test for Malcolm Turnbull on innovation and called on the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to intervene and reverse the cuts.

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National Interest Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a farce

09 Feb 2016

Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has labelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) National Interest Analysis, tabled today in Parliament, a farce and reiterated his call for the Government to refer the entire TPP text to the Productivity Commission for independent assessment.

 

Senator Whish-Wilson said, “The TPP National Interest Analysis presented to Parliament is not an independent assessment of the costs and benefits of this agreement; it is simply a more detailed set of talking points coming from DFAT and Andrew Robb’s office.

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Greens welcome report on reconciliation

09 Feb 2016

Senator Rachel Siewert has welcomed the launch of a Reconciliation Australia report that lists seven key recommendations aimed at achieving a reconciled, just and equitable Australia.

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Report finds NT intervention failed to Close the Gap and meet international human rights obligations

09 Feb 2016

The independent report by Monash University showing the NT intervention simultaneously failed to meet Close the Gap targets and international human rights obligations is further proof that the measures should be abandoned, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Greens pen letter to PM on Close the Gap and the need to address unfinished business

09 Feb 2016

On the eve of the Closing the Gap report, Senator Siewert has written to the Prime Minister outlining concerns that Australia will struggle to Close the Gap whilst the issues of unfinished business such as Constitutional Recognition, Sovereignty, Treaties, and self-determination go unaddressed.

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The CEFC Turnbull wants to axe made $73 million, cuts power bills for low income residents

08 Feb 2016

Senate Estimates questioning by the Australian Greens today revealed that the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, which the Liberal Government is still determined to abolish, had made $73 million for taxpayers at the end of last year.

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