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  • Murray Darling Basin - Baldwin plan puts river health, communities at risk

    Greens water spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has warned the Abbott-Truss government from using the stocktake of irrigation projects to justify winding up plans for retrieving water to ensure river health across the Murray Darling Basin.

    "This stocktake looks like a ploy by Water Minister Bob Baldwin to justify the government's long term aim to allow big irrigators to retain water that should go back to the ailing river system," Senator Rhiannon said.

  • Child Protection Review Exposes Lack of Resources

    27 Aug 2015

    Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokesperson

  • Summit backs Greens’ Retirement Review Push

    Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today welcomed the National Reform Summit’s action plan backing the Greens’ push for a review into the retirement system, as well as other key Greens policies, but warned that the it completely underestimated the impacts of climate change on our future prosperity.

  • Liberals Have No Mandate for Federal Deal

    27 Aug 2015

    Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Treasury spokesperson

    The Treasurer's Federal monopoly rhetoric in Parliament today remains empty and meaningless, despite its bombastic delivery.

  • Tassie Forests could get Logging Reprieve

    27 Aug 2015

    Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson


The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the biggest trade deal in Australia's history. However, it is being negotiated in total secrecy. What will it mean for our future?

It’s been three months since my colleagues gave me the honour of leading our party and in those months I’ve witnessed Canberra at its worst. Australia is being poorly served by a government devoid of integrity, vision and leadership.

Today the the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee unanimously recommended today that the Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill be passed into law. The bill was introduced by Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale and co-sponsored by Senator Ian McDonald, Senator Anne Urquhart and Senator David Leyonhjelm. This is a significant step towards achieving medicinal cannabis reform. 

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