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Newman says thanks but no thanks to community consultation

31 Jul 2014

The Newman Government’s 30-year plan, released today, ignores the results of the government’s own public consultation, supposedly used to develop the plan.

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Greens call on Government to reject Forrest recommendations

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Andrew Forrest's proposals for reforming the nation's income support system are punitive, will disempower people, entrench disadvantage and should be rejected immediately by Government.

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Work for the dole expansion has no justification

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new information from the Department of Employment shows the Government is expanding Work for the Dole without justification.

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Government can’t ‘push the reset button’ on gains made by Remote Service Delivery

30 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Government shouldn't be using the Evaluation of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery to justify their new Indigenous Advancement Strategy and recent budget cuts.

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Who’s behind Turnbull’s Internet piracy conversion?

30 Jul 2014

 Turnbull said the High Court came to "the right decision" when it found that ISPs such as iiNet were not responsible for their users pirating film and TV content on the Internet.

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This is why we need dying with dignity reform

30 Jul 2014

Cancer sufferer and voluntary euthanasia campaigner, Max Bromson has taken his own life this week. According to reports his family and friends have had their phones and laptops confiscated while there is an investigation into whether they assisted in his suicide.

Australian Greens health spokesperson and former GP, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that the legal limbo confronting Max’s family is a good example of why we need national dying with dignity laws.

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