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Greens Leader welcomes end to election uncertainty

The Australian Greens have welcomed the Prime Minister's decision to announce the federal election date.

"I am delighted the Prime Minister has ended the uncertainty by telling Australians when they will be heading to the ballot box," Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said.

"While Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott continue to fight each other in a race to the bottom on important issues like climate change and asylum seekers, the Greens are standing up for what matters.

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Australian Greens Announce Tasmanian Senate Ticket


Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Peter Whish-Wilson today announced the Party’s Senate ticket for the September 14 election.

 “I’m really pleased to be announcing health professional Helen Burnet, who has been a Hobart Alderman for the past seven years, as number two on the ticket, and

Penelope Ann, who brings experience from the arts, tourism and small business, as number three.

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