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