The Abbott Government's broken promises and mismanagement of the Gonski school funding model will be examined by a special senate committee established today.
Australian Greens spokesperson for Schools Senator Penny Wright encouraged parents, teachers and schools to make submissions.
"The Australian Greens are extremely disappointed about the tactics used by the Government to torpedo the aged care worker supplements," Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens spokesperson on ageing said today.
"The Government has shown that they have complete disregard for aged care workers, who often receive very low wages, despite the fact they're at the front line when it comes to providing care.
The federal Senate has called on the Giddings Government to reject Tony Abbott’s plan to gut national environment protection, which the Prime Minister is trying to sign states and territories up to at COAG tomorrow.
The Weatherill Government must refuse to adopt Prime Minister Abbott's plan to gut national environment protection at COAG tomorrow, says Australian Greens Senator for South Australia Senator Penny Wright.
Federal Labor representatives voted with the Greens yesterday to call on the Weatherill Government to reject the move.
Australian Greens spokesperson on Communications, Senator Scott Ludlam. 12 December 2013.
After several unsuccessful attempts, the Australian Greens finally today achieved Senate agreement to an inquiry into surveillance in Australia.