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  • Senate to NSW Govt: reverse decision to truncate Newcastle rail line

    The Australian Senate has passed a Greens' motion calling on the NSW government to reverse its decision to truncate the heavy rail line into Newcastle and the Federal government to commit to investing in public transport infrastructure in regional Australia.

  • Biosecurity bill undermined by budget cuts

    The Australian Greens said today that Government's efforts on biosecurity are undermined by their reckless budget cuts and lack of meaningful action on climate change.

    "The Government has lauded the fact they've introduced their biosecurity bill to Parliament today, but they're ignoring the fact that their budget cuts are actively undermining Australia's biosecurity protections," Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens agriculture spokesperson said today.

  • Adjournment - National Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

  • 1500 Petition Parliament to save Mowen Forest near Margaret River

    Media statement, Thursday, 27 November 2014.

  • Medicinal cannabis bill to be introduced today

    Australian Greens health spokesperson and Co-convenor of the Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy and Law Reform, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that he was pleased to join with Senate colleagues from across the political spectrum to introduce a bill that will make medicinal cannabis available for people who need it.

    “This bill is about giving people access to medicine that provides relief from severe pain and suffering,” said Senator Di Natale, a former GP.

WATCH & READ

Australia has become a plutocracy — a country governed by and for the rich. It doesn't have to be this way. Our future depends on restoring democracy.

 

“Coal is good for humanity, coal is good for prosperity, coal is an essential part of our economic future, here in Australia, and right around the world,” says Mr Abbott — but the rest of the world is moving in the opposite direction. 

The Australian Greens achieved constitutional change at the Australian Greens National Conference on a sunny weekend in Canberra.

 

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