Today's Parliament

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Greens win motion to provide certainty to nation’s homeless and service providers

27 Nov 2014

The Greens have put the Abbott Government on notice to provide a statement on its long term commitment to homelessness and affordable housing today.

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Melbourne's west needs public transport makeover

27 Nov 2014

As a lifetime western suburbs resident, Janet Rice knows just how great it is to live in Melbourne's west. But there's one thing the west is in desperate need of: fast, efficient and reliable public transport. 

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New immigration laws play to the worst in our country

27 Nov 2014

Penny Wright speaks in opposition to a Bill which would hand unprecedented power to the immigration minister and put Australia at risk of breaching a number of fundamental human rights.

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Last Week's Parliament

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Question Time: What is the government doing to save Leadbeater's Possum?

26 Nov 2014

With the current Victorian Liberal government requiring logging as part of its plan to save the state's animal emblem, the Leadbeater's Possum, and the alternative Labor government releasing an environment plan described as "as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike", Senator Rice asks what is the federal government doing to save the Leadbeater's Possum?

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Defence Minister's comments show contempt for SA's proud history of skilled manufacturing

26 Nov 2014

What confidence can we have that the Abbott Government cares at all for South Australian jobs, especially following the rest of their decisions which have undermined the South Australian employment market.

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Second reading speech on the third round of counter terrorism laws

26 Nov 2014

This Bill is another highly disturbing intrusion upon the rights and freedoms of Australians at home and overseas.

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