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Use of the ABC Production facility in Perth

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications - Budget Estimates - 29 May 2013 

Senator Ludlam asked: ....I want to ask you about the production facility in Perth. Could you provide us, on notice if you wish, a breakdown on how the ABC Perth production facilities are being used, with particular regard to co-production ventures, the time that it is rented to external entities, the time it is standing empty-I think there are two big stages there-and the time it is being used purely for in-house ABC.

Mr Scott: Yes, we will get that on notice for you.

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Greens act to expose threats to Australians after damning leak of secret trade deal document

14 Nov 2013 | Senator Scott Ludlam & Senator Peter Whish-Wilson

Delivering free trade deals are a top priority for the Abbott government and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) currently being negotiated is the biggest free trade deal in this country's history, impacting all walks of Australian life. The Australian Greens stated it is likely to also turn into this government's biggest headache.

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Parliament must draw the line on surveillance overkill

The Government is running out of places to hide as the diplomatic fallout widens over Australia's uncritical subservience to US surveillance overreach.

When Parliament resumes next week the Greens will seek support from the Attorney General and Shadow Attorney General for a wide ranging public inquiry similar to that occurring in many countries including the US and some of our closest allies.

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ASIC and the Global Capital Wealth Case

Senate Standing Committee on Economics -  Budget Estimates 4 - 6 June 2013

Senator LUDLAM asked:

Senator LUDLAM: You posted a press release on 22 March that had a bit of pickup, at least in the Fairfax and the online tech press on subsequent days, about the global capital wealth case, which is the one that was subject to be overblocking. When did you first hit 'send' on your fax machine on the global capital wealth instance-on what day?

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