All Questions Without Notice

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Question Time: Penny asks George Brandis why his terror laws contradict expert advice

24 Sep 2014

Penny also asks when a new Independent National Security Legislation Monitor will be appointed and what funding the position will recieve.

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Christine Milne: Is Abbott proud of increasing Australia's emissions?

04 Sep 2014

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.

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Christine Milne: Why did Abbott lie to Australians about the RET?

16 Aug 2014

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.

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Questions Without Notice: Aid and the budget

17 Jul 2014

Lee follows up on a question she asked about overseas aid and the budget, pointing out that Australian aid increasingly helps the corporate sector.

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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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Why is the government still funding the illegal chaplains program?

23 Jun 2014

Senator Wright used Question Time to ask about the Abbott Government's response to the High Court decision on the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program.

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Question Time: George Brandis and the 'Andrew Bolt Protection Bill'

19 Mar 2014

Senator Penny Wright questions Attorney-General George Brandis over his support for changing racial discrimination laws despite concerns in his own party.

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Mass surveillance and the global website blackout

11 Feb 2014

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.

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Christine Milne: Safety of Australian aid workers in East Timor

10 Dec 2013

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. 

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Questions asked about 1 million litres of radioactive acid spilled at Ranger uranium mine

09 Dec 2013

Questions asked about 1 million litres of radioactive acid spilled at Ranger uranium mine

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Question without notice - School funding and discrimination law

25 Jun 2013

Senator Penny Wright asks about the implication of discrimination law exemptions for religious schools and the impact on LGBTI youth.

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Homelessness

24 Jun 2013

Senator Ludlam asked a Question without Notice on Homelessness in the Senate on Monday 24 June

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