Today's Media Releases

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Greens stand with Environmental Defenders Office as the Barnett government’s list of environmental failures grows again

26 May 2015

The Australian Greens have thrown their weight behind a community funding campaign to save the WA Environmental Defenders Office after confirmation that all state funding will be terminated.

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Flags and new titles don’t make us safer: Greens

26 May 2015

Australian Greens Leader, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today the radicalisation of young people is a serious issue, that requires a serious response – not grandstanding.

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Abbott Government must not delay on ending the tampon tax

26 May 2015

The Australian Greens will keep up the pressure in the federal Parliament to make sure the tampon tax is removed, after Treasurer Hockey's commitment last night to raise this matter with the states. 

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DATES SET FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY AMENDMENT BILL TO BE DEBATED AND VOTED ON

26 May 2015

The Greens have announced they will bring on a vote for Marriage Equality this year. The Party has set down dates in the Senate for debate to commence and a vote to be held on the Greens Senator Hanson-Young's private members bill currently before the Senate. 

 

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This Sorry Day Tony Abbott must recommit to truly being the ‘Prime Minister for Indigenous Affairs’

26 May 2015

Today is National Sorry Day and we should not only reflect on progress made in reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, but also how far we have to go, said Australian Greens spokesperson on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Issues, Senator Rachel Siewert.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says Shen Neng shipwreck clean-up is urgent but there’s no funding

26 May 2015

Questioning by the Australian Greens in Senate Estimates has exposed the urgent need to clean up the Shen Neng shipwreck in the Great Barrier Reef.

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