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  • Disability Support Pension changes will entrench poverty

    The Australian Greens have responded with anger to Minister Kevin Andrews comments that he will implement a disability crackdown.

    "Yesterday it's the old age pension, today it's the disability support pension that is being clamped down on by the Government," said Senator Siewert, Australian Greens Spokesperson on disabilities.

  • Government must address poverty concerns ahead of pension changes

    The Australian Greens said today the government must address unemployment and poverty levels amongst older Australians before making changes to the aged pension.
  • National ICAC-equivalent urgently needed

    The Australian Greens have called on both Liberal and Labor to urgently consider legislation for a national ICAC-equivalent in light of recent events in NSW politics.

  • Serious concerns over new planning appointment

    The appointment of Property Council CEO, Mary Massina, to head up the Hodgman Government's planning taskforce raises concerns that developers will have priority over community rights, Tasmanian Greens Local Government and Planning spokesperson, Cassy O'Connor said tod

  • APPEA in spin overdrive on coal seam gas

    Figures released today from Australian Petroleum Production Exploration Association (APPEA) comparing Queensland and NSW on coal seam gas extraction and employment figures ignore the detrimental cost to Australia's environment and the climate by CSG mining, say the Australian Greens.

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