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  • ABC cuts will have a huge impact

    Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam says the massive restructure to the ABC announced today by Mark Scott proves once and for all that the Abbott government simply cannot expect to cut $327 million from the broadcaster's budget and 400 jobs from its headcount and expect to avoid drastic changes to the ABC's capabilities.

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    Rachel speaks on the BSWAT Bill in the Senate, saying that it does not address fundamental discrimination against people with disability.

  • Put Cambodia deal to Parliament: Greens

    Following her return from a fact-finding mission to Cambodia, the Greens' immigration spokesperson Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has called on the Abbott government to put their refugee deal to the Australian Parliament.

    "If the government believes this dodgy deal is the best way to spend over $40m of tax payer money, they should put it to the Parliament," Senator Hanson-Young said.

  • Rachel speaks in opposition to the Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014.

    The Australian Greens remain strong advocates for the aged care sector, including aged care workers.

    The Australian Greens participated extensively in the ‘Living Longer Living Better' aged care reform package that was passed under the previous government, managing to secure a number of important amendments to the aged care package.

  • Greens top PTUA election scorecard

    Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber has welcomed the Public Transport User Association’s 2014 election scorecard, which ranked the Greens highest with an 'A', Labor second with a 'B' and the Liberals third with a 'D'.


“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.


Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's advice that women 'stop whingeing' and 'get on with it' when it comes to inequality is problematic for many reasons.

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