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Palmer wants to cut the Renewable Energy Target

25 Sep 2014

Palmer wants to cut the Renewable Energy Target (RET) by 5% and let big business off the hook.


Taking the power back - Christine Milne at the National Press Club

18 Sep 2014

In the lead up to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Summit to be held in New York next week, the move is on. Vigorous, innovative, climate action. People taking back power is happening.


Abbott must reject RET review to save 1400 Victorian jobs

10 Sep 2014

The Abbott government must reject the recommendations of the Warburton review into the Renewable Energy Target or take responsibility for the loss of 1400 accredited solar installers in Victoria and $1.8 billion of local clean energy investment.


Abbott and Palmer Party Mining Repeal Deal explained

02 Sep 2014

The Abbott Government and coal-mining billionaire Clive Palmer have done a deal which will see the Palmer Party and Coalition join forces in the Senate to repeal the Mining Tax.


Leadbeater's possums need strengthened national protection

02 Sep 2014

Senator Janet Rice speaks in opposition to the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill, arguing the legislation will impact on Victoria's faunal emblem, the Leadbeater's Possum.

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