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  • Labor and Government join to cut family payments to coupled families with kids over 13

    It is extremely disappointing that the Labor party has helped pass legislation that takes payments away from low income couples with children aged 13 or over, says Australian Greens spokesperson on families, Senator Rachel Siewert.

  • Government should give up on throwing young people off income support

  • New survey on Sydney Muslims shows only way forward is respect and inclusion

    Greens NSW MP and spokesperson for Multiculturalism Dr Mehreen Faruqi has said that a new survey on Sydney Muslims and racism has reinforced that Muslims continue to face disproportionate amounts of racism and Islamophobia, but feel belonging to Australia.

    Dr Faruqi said:

  • Lost Dogs Home claims reinforce need for independent regulator

    Greens animal welfare spokesperson Sue Pennicuik says allegations made about treatment of animals at the Lost Dogs Home reinforce the need for an independent regulatory body for animal welfare.

  • Greens Say Transport Cost Blowouts the New Normal for the Baird Government – Intercity Fleet to cost one billion more


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