Last Week's Questions


Government refuses responsibility for unsafe on-road cycle lanes, whilst taking credit for their funding.

18 Jul 2014

20/36 ‘Nation Building Roads’ don’t have their planned cycle paths separate from high speed, high volume traffic- in a straight up breach of Ausroads Standards and well known best-practise. Federal government funding is going to risk cyclist’s lives, but the best answer they can give is the standard government response- “that’s a matter for state governments”.


Government unclear and contradictory on Tax Concession Reforms

18 Jul 2014

Despite forward estimates showing a revenue gain of over 100 million, the government maintains they’re consistent with the statement “you won't see a single dollar gained in the forward estimates as a result of this reform”.


Question Time: Penny asks the Abbott Government why they won't sack Kevin Donnelly

16 Jul 2014

If the Abbott Government truly does not support corporal punishment in Australian schools, why won't they terminate Dr Donnelly’s employment?

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Recent Questions


Christine Milne: Will Australia be left with no climate plan?

27 Jun 2014

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, asks the Minister representing the Prime Minister if he is prepared to adopt an ETS or risk leave the country with no economy-wide plan to tackle climate change.


Christine Milne: Will Abbott uphold the World Heritage Committee decision?

24 Jun 2014

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, uses Question Time to ask the Minister representing the Prime Minister about the World Heritage Committee decision the previous evening to uphold Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage boundaries.

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