Today's Parliament

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Dont hand back environmental powers to the States

01 Sep 2014

We dont want this so-called handback of powers to the state governments who have shown themselves, year after year, to be unable to protect the environment that we depend upon.

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Has Australia followed protocol going into Iraq?

01 Sep 2014

Has Australia followed protocol going into Iraq?

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Senate motion calls for reversal of cuts to CSIRO and AAHL

01 Sep 2014

The Senate voted in favour of a Senate motion moved by Greens Senator Richard Di Natale that called for the cuts to CSIRO and the Australian Animal Health Laboratory to be reversed.

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Senator Waters calls on the Senate to block the EPBC amendment bill

01 Sep 2014

I rise to speak with the most vehemence possible in opposition to this ridiculous bill. Surprise surprise, Tony Abbott wants to trash the environment.

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Debate in Parliament before we go to war

01 Sep 2014

Today in the Senate, The Australian Greens proposed whether Parliament should debate Australia's involvement in the Iraq war.

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Last Week's Parliament

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Better than bigotry

27 Aug 2014

Australians want to live in a country that is better than bigotry. Senator Penny Wright talks about why changes to the Racial Discrimination Act should not be revived.

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