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Bondi Pavilion

Lee Rhiannon 14 Sep 2016

Bondi Pavilion is one of the nation's jewels. Recognised in 2008 by the Australian government as having 'exceptional' cultural significance, the National Estate listing identified Bondi as 'one of Australia's most treasured places' and 'one of the world's most famous beaches where Australians meet nature's challenge in the surf'. Bondi Pavilion is a central part of the Bondi experience.

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New Greens’ portfolio allocations

The Australian Greens Party Room has changed portfolio responsibilities as we enter this new term of parliament.

“Thanks to the outstanding advocacy of our parliamentary team, the Australian Greens have been leading the debate on the major environmental, economic and social challenges facing our country,” said Senator Richard Di Natale, Australian Greens Leader.

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Australian Greens reaffirm leadership team

All Australian Greens parliamentary leadership positions were today spilled and reaffirmed, following routine procedures after an election.

Senator Richard Di Natale continues as Leader of the Australian Greens. Senators Larissa Waters Scott Ludlam continue as the Australian Greens Co-Deputy Leaders. Senator Rachel Siewert remains the party's Whip and Adam Bandt MP has taken on the role of Party Room Chair. All positions were uncontested and supported by Party Room consensus.

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WA Greens Senators returned to the Senate

Scott Ludlam 1 Aug 2016

Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam and Senator Rachel Siewert have been re-elected to the Senate.

Senator Siewert said:

“Scott and I are thrilled to be returned to the Senate, we would like to thank the tireless volunteers who ran a remarkable field campaign to ensure our re-election.

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Greens NSW vote increases

Lee Rhiannon 3 Jul 2016

There was a swing to the Greens at a national and NSW level. 

In the House of Representatives the Greens nationally gained 9.96 per cent of the vote which is a 1.31 per cent increase on the 2013 result.

In the House of Representatives the Greens in NSW gained 8.61 per cent of the vote which is a 0.66 per cent increase on the 2013 result.

For the first time the Greens in NSW retained a Senate seat. The seat was won by Senator Lee Rhiannon in 2010. 

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Greens Senator Rhiannon in Tamworth on jobs, live exports, Leyonhjelm and guns

Lee Rhiannon 29 Jun 2016

Senator Lee Rhiannon will hold a press conference before “Give our kids a start” rally with Greens candidate for New England Mercurius Goldstein. 

Senator Rhiannon will comment on 

  • Senator Leyonhjelm links to dangerous fringe gun culture
  • Why Turnbull/Shorten under pressure to back a National ICAC
  • Support for “Give our kids a start” union rally outside Joyce office

WHEN:  10.45am Wednesday 29 June

WHERE:  Barnaby Joyce’s office White St, Tamworth 

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An independent alone cannot save TAFE or protect farms

Lee Rhiannon 28 Jun 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has backed the call from New England Greens candidate Mercurius Goldstein for voters to support the Greens before independent candidates.

"A vote for the Greens in New England is a vote for TAFE, a vote to secure Australia's farming future through sustainable agriculture, to protect the Liverpool Plains from coal mines and CSG, and to ensure we develop local jobs in the local livestock industry," Senator Rhiannon said.

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Rhiannon backs Carol Vernon on why vote for Greens before independents

Lee Rhiannon 27 Jun 2016

27 June 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has given strong backing to the call from Cowper Greens candidate Carol Vernon for voters to support the Greens before independent candidates as the way to achieve the best outcome for local communities and the environment.

"A vote for Greens Cowper candidate Carol Vernon is a vote for policies that will rebuild and expand public services for the people of the mid north coast," Senator Rhiannon said.

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