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.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokesperson
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.
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.
Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson