Greens Leader Christine Milne says that Daesh is running a sophisticated propaganda campaign and the Prime Minister's response is inadequate.
"Where are the prevention programs Mr Abbott?" Greens Leader Christine Milne said.
"This propaganda is sophisticated and appealing to hearts and minds.
"It's not enough for the Prime Minister to just stand there with his eight flags and say "don't do it". That won't work. It a recipe for complete failure.
The Greens are calling for the reopened Mine Fire Inquiry to canvass mine rehabilitation, opportunities for the community post-coal, and allow for witnesses to speak anonymously.
"The terrible disaster of the 2014 Mine Fire highlights the need to close down coal, and find alternative industries for the Latrobe Valley" said Ellen Sandell, Greens spokesperson for Energy.
The Australian Greens said today that a damning report on the Perth Freight link should be the final nail in the coffin of the unwanted project.
The report was prepared by Professor Peter Newman and Cole Hendrigan from the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) and describes the project as ‘a waste of taxpayers' money', confirming what residents and rail transport advocates have been saying for years.
Victorian Greens MPs, Sam Hibbins MLA, Nina Springle MLC, and Samantha Dunn MLC gathered at Dandenong’s Bombardier factory today, to call on the government to commit to ordering an additional 50 trams as part of their contract options with Bombardier.
“Melbourne’s population is growing by more than 1,800 people each week,” said Samantha Dunn, MLC for Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne and Greens’ Spokesperson for transport.