Parliament

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Firearms should not be carried inside the parliament

26 Mar 2015

The new security arangements in Parliament House seek to embody rhetoric of fear in practice by integrating it into our discussions about our parliament and our security.

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Cuts to legal sector must be stopped

26 Mar 2015

Senator Wright's motion calling on the Federal Government to immediately address the funding uncertainty and include increased funding for the legal assistance sector in the 2015/16 Federal Budget. 

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The Abbott Government must rule out further cuts to education

25 Mar 2015

The Abbott Government is already cutting billions from schools, and now they are refusing to rule cutting even more. Senator Penny Wright speaks about why these cuts will hurt the Australian economy and society generally.

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Mental health services in crisis

25 Mar 2015

Senator Penny Wright asks the Abbott Government when they will end the funding uncertainty for mental health organisations, which is already causing job losses in the sector.

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Christine Milne: Emissions reductions targets and other measures [Motion]

24 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, calls on the senate to congratulate the US President for setting emissions reductions targets and adopting other measures designed to address global warming.

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Christine Milne: Forestry Tasmania will never get FSC

24 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, responds to an answer provided in Question Time relating to the endangered species, the Swift Parrot.

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