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Bondi Pavilion

Lee Rhiannon 14 Sep 2016

Bondi Pavilion is one of the nation's jewels. Recognised in 2008 by the Australian government as having 'exceptional' cultural significance, the National Estate listing identified Bondi as 'one of Australia's most treasured places' and 'one of the world's most famous beaches where Australians meet nature's challenge in the surf'. Bondi Pavilion is a central part of the Bondi experience.

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New Greens’ portfolio allocations

The Australian Greens Party Room has changed portfolio responsibilities as we enter this new term of parliament.

“Thanks to the outstanding advocacy of our parliamentary team, the Australian Greens have been leading the debate on the major environmental, economic and social challenges facing our country,” said Senator Richard Di Natale, Australian Greens Leader.

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Australian Greens reaffirm leadership team

All Australian Greens parliamentary leadership positions were today spilled and reaffirmed, following routine procedures after an election.

Senator Richard Di Natale continues as Leader of the Australian Greens. Senators Larissa Waters Scott Ludlam continue as the Australian Greens Co-Deputy Leaders. Senator Rachel Siewert remains the party's Whip and Adam Bandt MP has taken on the role of Party Room Chair. All positions were uncontested and supported by Party Room consensus.

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Greens NSW vote increases

Lee Rhiannon 3 Jul 2016

There was a swing to the Greens at a national and NSW level. 

In the House of Representatives the Greens nationally gained 9.96 per cent of the vote which is a 1.31 per cent increase on the 2013 result.

In the House of Representatives the Greens in NSW gained 8.61 per cent of the vote which is a 0.66 per cent increase on the 2013 result.

For the first time the Greens in NSW retained a Senate seat. The seat was won by Senator Lee Rhiannon in 2010. 

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An independent alone cannot save TAFE or protect farms

Lee Rhiannon 28 Jun 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has backed the call from New England Greens candidate Mercurius Goldstein for voters to support the Greens before independent candidates.

"A vote for the Greens in New England is a vote for TAFE, a vote to secure Australia's farming future through sustainable agriculture, to protect the Liverpool Plains from coal mines and CSG, and to ensure we develop local jobs in the local livestock industry," Senator Rhiannon said.

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Rhiannon backs Carol Vernon on why vote for Greens before independents

Lee Rhiannon 27 Jun 2016

MEDIA RELEASE
27 June 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has given strong backing to the call from Cowper Greens candidate Carol Vernon for voters to support the Greens before independent candidates as the way to achieve the best outcome for local communities and the environment.

"A vote for Greens Cowper candidate Carol Vernon is a vote for policies that will rebuild and expand public services for the people of the mid north coast," Senator Rhiannon said.

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Greens a force for stability but Coalition divided

Australian Greens Leader Richard Di Natale has laughed at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's assertion that that a re-elected Coalition would deliver stable government.

"Malcolm Turnbull rolled a first-term prime minister, presides over a divided party room with Tony Abbott waiting in the wings, and called a double dissolution in a desperate bid to earn a mandate from his own party," Senator Di Natale said.

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