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Greens secure emergency Burrup Peninsula heritage assessment

The Australian Greens have won agreement from the Federal Government to conduct an emergency heritage assessment of the Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia.

"We are pleased that the Government has responded in this way. This is a site of extraordinary environmental and heritage importance," he said.

Senator Ludlam and fellow Greens Senator for Western Australia Rachel Siewert moved a motion in the Senate calling for the emergency assessment, winning the support of the Government and the cross benches.

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Minister’s deadline welcome, but more action needed on Alpine grazing: Bandt

Greens MP Adam Bandt has welcomed an announcement by Minister Burke that he has set a two week deadline for the Victorian government, but says more is needed to protect the Alpine National Park from cattle.

Mr Bandt has introduced a private members bill - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Abolition of Alpine Grazing) Bill 2011 - which will deem the Federal Environment Minister to have decided to reject alpine grazing in the National Park, forcing the Victorian government to remove the cattle.

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Protecting the Alpine National Park from cattle grazing

Greens MP Adam Bandt has introduced his private member's bill to ban cattle from the Alpine National Park.

Tabled in the Federal Parliament today, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Abolition of Alpine Grazing) Bill 2011 will deem the Federal Environment Minister to have decided to reject alpine grazing in the National Park, forcing the Victorian government to remove the cattle.

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Bandt cattle bill introduced

Greens MP Adam Bandt has introduced his private member's bill to ban cattle from the Alpine National Park.

Tabled in the Federal Parliament today, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Abolition of Alpine Grazing) Bill 2011 will deem the Federal Environment Minister to have decided to reject alpine grazing in the National Park, forcing the Victorian government to remove the cattle.

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Bandt releases bill to abolish cattle grazing

Greens MP Adam Bandt has given notice of a private members bill to overturn the Baillieu government's decision to allow cattle grazing in Victoria's Alpine National Park.

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Abolition of Alpine Grazing) Bill 2011 will deem the Federal Environment Minister to have decided to reject alpine grazing in the National Park, forcing the Victorian government to remove the cattle.

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Proposed World War I and World War II memorials

Scott Ludlam 18 Feb 2011

Senate Question No. 323

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, in writing, on 6 December 2010:

With reference to the proposed World War 1 and World War II memorials, which recently attracted some public debate about their appropriateness in the important heritage landscape of central Canberra: Has the department provided any formal or informal advice regarding the heritage impact of the proposed memorials to be located in Canberra; if so, what was the nature of that advice.

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