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?
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".
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.
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.