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Speech: Senator Sinodinos must explain Australian Water Holdings dealings

19 Mar 2014

Senator Wright speaks to Labor's motion calling on Assistant Treasurer Senator Sinodinos to immediately attend the Chamber to provide the Senate with a full explanation of his dealings as a director of Australian Water Holdings.

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A vision for Western Australia - Senator Scott Ludlam

18 Mar 2014

"A fortnight ago I rose in here to share my frustration and anger at the course set by our elected government over the past six months. I have been genuinely overwhelmed by the response. I apologise if you are still waiting for a reply to your email or Facebook message. Most of all, I thank you for sharing it. Without you, it would just be me talking to an almost empty room. You know who you are, and now we also know that, despite the daunting obstacles we face, we are many."

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Christine Milne on Radio National Breakfast - March 17

17 Mar 2014

Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne spoke to ABC Radio National Breakfast about the state elections in Tasmania and South Australia, and the Liberals' threat to World Heritage forests.

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In Tony Abbott's world - Senator Larissa Waters' speech to the Brisbane March in March

16 Mar 2014

"In fact in Tony Abbott's world there is no Parliament, because it was just faster to let the mining companies regulate themselves, and it was appropriate to put three star Generals from the Army in charge not just of protecting our borders from innocent people fleeing persecution, but in charge of things like health too because we declared war on Medicare."

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WA Greens candidates announced for Senate Election

14 Mar 2014

A farmer, an academic, a disability advocate, a law and politics student and a scientist will join Greens Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam in the race for a senate seat on April 5.

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Day of Action - Stop the East West toll road

06 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
Sun, 2014-04-06 10:00

Join the Stop the East West Toll Road Day of Action on Sunday 6 April to take action in neighbourhoods across Melbourne with Adam and our neighbourhood volunteer teams - will you sign up and be part of it?

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Melanoma March 2014

23 Mar 2014 | 7:30 am
Sun, 2014-03-23 07:30

More than 2,400 people took action against melanoma at Melanoma March 2013 across 6 sites in NSW and QLD. The community's amazing support through participation and generous donations raised over $200,000 - an incredible achievement, allowing the vital research at Melanoma Institute Australia to continue.

 

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Second Reading Speech: Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2013

05 Mar 2014

Lee speaks in support of the Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2013 introduced by Senator Larissa Waters, highlighting the importance of protecting the diversity of our economy and farming land from mining.

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Senate demands end to audit secrecy

04 Mar 2014

The Senate today passed Greens motion to force the Abbott Government to publicly release any reports received from the National Commission of Audit. Australian Greens Senator and Chair of the Select Committee into the Commission of Audit, Dr Richard Di Natale, said that the public deserved to know what’s in the report.

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