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  • World Heritage Committee lacks trust in Hodgman and Abbott Governments

    30 May 2015

    Nick McKim MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

  • Draft decision to retain Reef In-Danger warning shows Abbot Point must be stopped

    Following the release of the World Heritage Committee’s draft decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘In Danger’ watch list, the Abbott and Palaszczuk governments must abandon their plan to turn the Reef into a coal and LNG super highway. 

    “UNESCO is keeping the Reef on the watch list and has given Australia 18 months to report progress,” Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, said.


  • Abbott govt in $65million blackmail to South Australia over vocational education

    The Australian Greens say the Abbott government has again sided with private interests over public education in its decision to withhold money from South Australia because of the states' new policy of prioritising TAFE in the provision of training.

  • Great Result for Bonorong but Fireworks Permit System Needs Reviewing

    29 May 2015

    Nick McKim MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

  • Budget Rhetoric Not Matched by Reality

    29 May 2015

    Nick McKim MP | Greens Treasury spokesperson


With the dawn of the 2015 budget, it’s clear that students, university staff and the progressive left will again have to take up the fight against university fee deregulation. 

It’s been a big few weeks for the Australian Greens: leadership change, Budget week and then straight into the inaugural National Council. Good thing we’re nimble.

It’s been a huge fortnight in the federal parliament and I’m proud and excited to be writing to you for the first time as the leader of the Australian Greens.

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