Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that news the Commonwealth Bank has posted another record half-year profit of $4.8 billion proves the big banks can afford to pay more tax.
“Yet again one of the big 4 banks has put away a record half-year profit, proving they can afford to pay their fair share in tax,” Mr Bandt said.
Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP wrote to Treasurer Scott Morrison late yesterday urging him to adopt a fairer ‘Plan B’ on tax reform that could pass through the Senate. Mr Bandt’s letter outlined the Greens’ proposals for progressive taxation of superannuation and reforming negative gearing, areas that the government is reported to be considering.
NSW Greens Sexuality and Gender Identity Spokesperson Jenny Leong MP has today re-confirmed the Greens support for the Safe Schools Coalition - an essential program that supports young people and aims to end homophobic and transphobic discrimination and bullying at school.
Tuesday, 9 February
The outcomes from a lack of energy foresight are only getting worse says Green energy spokesperson Robin Chapple MLC
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Greens Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region, Robin Chapple MLC, has questioned the credibility of the Environmental Protection Agency.