Our chemicals regulator is only now starting to understand the risks posed to health and surface water by fracking chemicals. In fact they're not even studying the risks to underground aquifers or from shale gas. You'd think that'd stop the government, but disgracefully they've been handing out approvals like candy for years.
Senator Scott Ludlam asks the Department of Social Services if critically needed homelessness funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness will be extended past June 30, 2015. Watch as the Department and Liberal Senators avoid the question.