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Statement on tragic death of Phillip Hughes

Christine Milne 27 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens express profound sadness at the tragic death of the outstanding young cricketer Phillip Hughes.

We send our love and support to his family, friends, teammates and the entire cricket community.

Cricket is a much moved national sport for both players and spectators. It brings us so much joy. But today this tragic event brings us an overwhelming feeling of sadness and a coming together to pay tribute to a wonderful young Australian.

- Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne and sports spokesperson Senator Richard di Natale


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Condolence statement

Christine Milne 24 Oct 2013

The Australian Greens have today extended their heartfelt gratitude for the tireless work of Australia's emergency services personnel who are continuing to risk their lives in extremely difficult circumstances to protect people and property.

"I am deeply saddened to hear of the tragic accident which has claimed the life of a pilot as he was fighting fires," Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said.

"All of our thoughts go to the family and friends of the pilot who was so tragically killed while working to protect others."



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