Last Week's Media Releases


Royal Commission into youth detention should be national: Greens

27 Jul 2016

 The Royal Commission into youth detention should be national, with evidence of abuse in other states deserving of investigation, say the Australian Greens.


Roadblocks to voting in the federal election

27 Jul 2016

Senator Lee Rhiannon has responded to reports that a man was unable to vote in the federal election because there was no stationary polling booth at the hospital he was staying at. 


Greens call for Royal Commission to reach beyond Northern Territory

26 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens have welcomed the dismissal of the Northern Territory's Corrections Minister and the decision to establish a Royal Commission in response to the Four Corners report into abuse in youth detention facilities.


Radical overhaul of income support towards actuarial approach must be done properly: Greens

25 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens said today the Government's new approach to targeting support to people on income support could be very positive but it must be done properly; with long term investment in individuals and strong consultation with the sector.


Qld Labor must release reported bid for federal funding of Adani coal railway to devastate the Reef

22 Jul 2016

The Greens are calling on the Palaszczuk Government to release its reported funding application to the federal Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to pay for Adani's railway line.

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Australian Greens statement on Nice attack

15 Jul 2016

On behalf of the Australian Greens I extend our sincere condolences to the victims, their loved ones, and all those who will be forever changed by what they experienced today.



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