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We need a Greens Stimulus Package to boost weak growth

Today's weak economic figures reveal an economy that is spluttering and directionless under a Coalition Government whose plans are nothing more than the same old discredited trickle-down nonsense. That's why the Greens are calling today for the Government to adopt a Green Stimulus package, said Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale.

"The growth figures released today prove what has been clear to so many of us for so long: this Government's lame old trickle-down approach to the economy is a flop and they have no plan to fix it," Di Natale said.

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All parties need to work to solve bullying in the medical profession and further investigation of complaints process needed, senate committee reports

A Community Affairs References Committee that investigated the prevalence of cases of bullying and harassment in the Australian medical profession and the complaints process as a tool of harassment has tabled a report with recommendations in the Senate.

“The senate inquiry into bullying and harassment in the Australian medical professional has unearthed some worrying evidence, with submissions and witnessing indicating a culture of bullying that urgently needs addressing”, Australian Greens Senator and Chair of the Community Affairs References Committee Rachel Siewert said today.

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