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Coalition scrapping safe rates is bad news for NSW truckies

19 Apr 2016

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens candidate for New England Mercurius Goldstein have commented on the scrapping of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.  

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Bondi Pavilion under threat as Liberal Mayor, Turnbull staffer opens door to developers

17 Apr 2016

Waverley Liberal Mayor Sally Betts is under fire from the community for her Party's plans for Bondi Pavilion that would commercialise this unique building leading to privatisation by stealth, Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon said.

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Turnbull govt more interested in protecting their budget than public health - strongest condemnation over response to Williamtown Inquiry

16 Apr 2016

The Greens have strongly backed community condemnation of the Turnbull government’s response to the Senate inquiry into groundwater contamination at Williamtown labelling it insulting and offensive.

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Turnbull must take stand on gun laws as new study shows link between gun numbers and violent crime

14 Apr 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge have called on Prime Minister Turnbull to show leadership on gun laws and support the calls from former PM John Howard to toughen gun controls and ban the importation of the deadly Adler 110 shotgun.

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Greens call on Illawarra Labor MPs to publicly back govt procurement of Aust steel

07 Apr 2016

The Greens are calling on Illawarra Labor MPs to give their full public support to the growing campaign for federal and state governments to back government procurement of Australian-made steel.

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Greens call for public release of Airport contamination details

07 Apr 2016

The Greens are calling on Gold Coast Airport management to consider the health of local residents and the environment and immediately release details of the levels of toxic contaminants in the run off from their airport land.

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Shorten must rule out Labor-Liberal preference deal

04 Apr 2016

Greens MP Adam Bandt has called on Bill Shorten to rule out preferencing the Liberals ahead of the Greens at the upcoming election.

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Greens celebrate record local Council results

04 Apr 2016

With the results of Queensland local council elections being declared, Senator Waters congratulated Queensland Greens members, volunteers and supporters on their exceptional results, including achieving Queensland’s first Greens Councillor, Jonathan Sri.

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Malabar Headland – Veolia dumping highlights growing concern that federal handover weakens protection

01 Apr 2016

The Greens have warned that when the Turnbull government finally handed over Malabar Headland to NSW in February and it was declared a national park, the Environment Minister Greg Hunt failed to lock in full protection for the site.

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Turnbull Visit: Greens Step Up Pressure for Rail Alternative

30 Mar 2016

Greens opposing the proposed Western Sydney Airport were part of the vocal group of protesters that greeted Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Glenbrook Panthers Bowling Club on Wednesday.

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