The government's Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill is a significant piece of legislation with serious implications for the rights and freedoms of Australians - they should not be rushed through Parliament without due consideration.
The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, introduces a motion to the Senate noting the dangerous spread of Ebola across West Africa and urges the Australian Government to contribute to the fight against Ebola.
The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, introduces a motion into the Senate to congratulate the United Nations Climate Summit and to recognise the 700 000 people who took part in the People's climate Marches across the world.
The National Party voted against their own NSW branch and against further funding for rural schools. Senator Penny Wright explains that rural schools across Australia will continue to be significantly disadvantaged as a direct result of the Abbott government's broken promises on the Gonski funding scheme.