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Question Time: What is the government doing to save Leadbeater's Possum?

26 Nov 2014

With the current Victorian Liberal government requiring logging as part of its plan to save the state's animal emblem, the Leadbeater's Possum, and the alternative Labor government releasing an environment plan described as "as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike", Senator Rice asks what is the federal government doing to save the Leadbeater's Possum?

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Scott's Questions without notice on cuts to ABC and job losses of 400 staff

24 Nov 2014

Senator Ludlam asks will the government apologise to the Australian people and the 400 who have lost their job about their broken promise on funding cuts to the ABC. Senator Abetz replies "Nobody has lost their job".

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No cuts to the ABC lie exposed at Question Time

18 Nov 2014

Scott uses Question Time in the Senate to ask Mitch Fifield to expose Abbott's promise of no cuts to the ABC or SBS as a broken promise.

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Christine Milne: Is CEFC being axed? Or was Abbott lying to world leaders?

17 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, uses Question Time in the Senate to ask the Minister representing the Prime Minister whether the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will still be scrapped, given the corporation was cited by PM Abbott as an excuse for refusing to contribute to the Green Climate Fund.

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Question Time: where's the case for the East West toll road?

28 Oct 2014

In the wake of public transport chaos in Melbourne, Senator Rice asked the government why they have committed $3 billion for the East West tollway without a public business case when PT is in such need of investment.

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Upgrading an Entire Cabinet to FTTP

09 Oct 2014

Is it possible to ‘bulk upgrade’ the cabinet to FTTP, and what will this require?

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