Today's Media Releases

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Direct Action White Paper 'hip-pocket robbery' strengthens Greens’ resolve

24 Apr 2014

New detail about the Abbott government's Direct Action plan has strengthened the Australian Greens' resolve to protect communities from the fiscal and environmental damage it would inflict.

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Commission of Audit watchdog report warns against health, welfare cuts

24 Apr 2014

The Senate Inquiry into the Abbott government's Commission of Audit has today tabled a new interim report, which covers evidence presented on the effects of predicted budget cuts in the areas of health, social services and employment.The Senate Inquiry into the Abbott government's Commission of Audit, chaired by Greens Senator Richard Di Natale, has today tabled a new interim report, which covers evidence presented on the effects of predicted budget cuts in the areas of health, social services and employment.

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Big Gas profits driving domestic price rises

24 Apr 2014

Commenting on reports today that gas bills are set to increase as LNG exports through Queensland ramp up, Senator Waters, Australian Greens spokesperson for mining said:

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Shark cull response sends a clear message to Tony Abbott

24 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Tony Abbott and Greg Hunt should take note of the large number of public submissions made to the EPA over the need to refer the extension of WA's drum line program for environmental assessment.

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Budget measures target the poorest members of our community

24 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Treasurer Joe Hockey was feeding concern and uncertainty over imminent cuts, as he works towards budget savings on the backs of our most vulnerable people.

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Guards assaulting refugee children not acceptable

24 Apr 2014

Reports today that children are being verbally and physically assaulted by local security staff at the Nauru Detention Centre are extremely concerning and must be addressed immediately, the Australian Greens have said.

 

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