In the light of the Victorian election result - an election which Prime Minister Tony Abbott labelled 'a referendum on the East West Link' - Senator Janet Rice asks whether the federal government will accept the will of Victorians and reallocate the $3 billion committed to the toll road to public transport instead.
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?
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.
The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, uses Question Time in the Senate to ask the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment about the leap in Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity following the repeal of our price on pollution. Senator Milne asks if Abbott will list this as an achievement of his Government.
The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, uses question time in the Senate to ask the Abbott government why they lied to the Australian public last election about changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) and asks when the government will release the Warburton review.
Senator Scott Ludlam asks the Attorney General about mass surveillance on the day the Australian Greens joined the global website blackout to support the growing campaign against indiscriminate government surveillance. #thedaywefightback - the answer was something to behold.
The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, uses Question Time to ask the Minister representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs about the alleged espionage by spies undercover as aid workers in East Timor and the implication of this allegation on the safety of Australian aid workers around the world.