Last Week's Media Releases

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Baird/Abbott have only hours left to commit Royal National Park to World Heritage Tentative List

30 Jan 2015

The Greens have rejected NSW Environment Minister Rob Stokes' comments on the tentative listing of Royal National Park and are calling on the NSW State and Federal Government to ensure the 2015 deadline is not missed.

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Manus refugees facing forced return to danger

30 Jan 2015

The PNG Prime Minister's claims that the majority of the asylum seekers currently locked in the Manus Island detention camp will be sent home are extremely concerning, the Australian Greens have said.

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Greens will block any moves on minimum wage, penalty rates

29 Jan 2015

The business and government push on minimum wages and penalty rates is likely to fail in the Senate.

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Greens call on President Widodo to honour human rights pledge

29 Jan 2015

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne has written to the Indonesian President urging him to reconsider his determination to apply the death penalty to Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran.

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High Court challenge exposes government’s refugee secrecy

28 Jan 2015

The Abbott government's obsession with secrecy has been exposed by today's High Court challenge of its on-water detention practices, the Australian Greens have said.

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