Senate calls for and inquiry into arts cuts

17 Jun 2015

The Greens and ALP have moved for an inquiry into the Abbott government's arts cuts.


Motion: Housing Affordability

17 Jun 2015

Lee calls on the Government to immediately review existing beneficial tax arrangements for property investment to improve housing affordability and provide housing for those on social housing waiting lists and those experiencing homelessness. The motion was voted down by the combined vote of the Labor Party and the Liberal-National Coalition.


Motion: a clean energy future for Port Augusta

16 Jun 2015

Motion calling on the Federal and South Australian State Governments to assist the Port Augusta community in transitioning to a clean energy future


The Abbott Government must address unmet mental health needs

12 May 2015

The Senate welcomes the release of the National Mental Health Commission's Report of the National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services


Cuts to legal sector must be stopped

26 Mar 2015

Senator Wright's motion calling on the Federal Government to immediately address the funding uncertainty and include increased funding for the legal assistance sector in the 2015/16 Federal Budget. 


Christine Milne: Emissions reductions targets and other measures [Motion]

24 Mar 2015

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, calls on the senate to congratulate the US President for setting emissions reductions targets and adopting other measures designed to address global warming.

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