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Investigation needed into how pirate vessel Thunder was let free by authorities

18 Dec 2014

The discovery by Sea Shepherd of the notorious pirate vessel, illegally fishing in the Southern Ocean between Heard Island and Antarctica indicates a worrying failure of international co-operation, Greens spokesperson for Fisheries Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said.

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Backflip on land clearing to create forest chaos

18 Dec 2014

The federal government’s about-face on the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement's land clearing controls signals a new level of chaos for forest management.

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Government must reject healthy welfare card after damning income management evaluation

18 Dec 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Government has no choice other than to abandon plans for a healthy welfare card, with a key income management evaluation showing the scheme has been a comprehensive and expensive failure.

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Greens urge review to focus on Australian gun laws

18 Dec 2014

Following conflicting reports that the perpetrator of the Sydney Siege may have had a licensed firearm, Acting Greens Leader Adam Bandt said the Prime Minister is right to launch a review into the adequacy of our gun laws but the review must avoid becoming an excuse to attack refugees.

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WA doesn’t want dose of Roe 8 for Liberal roads addiction

17 Dec 2014

The Australian Greens have called on the Barnett government to release business case and costings for Roe 8, with real question marks hanging over the costly project. 

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After Sydney tragedy political rivals unite to declare #weridetogether

17 Dec 2014

Party leaders may be entrenched political combatants, but they share a simple message: racism and hate have no place in Australian politics, or Australian life. #weridetogether

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