Deputy Greens Leader Adam Bandt MP and Communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam today said that the Greens would be moving to amend the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 in the House of Representatives.
“There is widespread concern that the Government’s proposed counter-terror laws are overstepping what’s required and the Greens want to get the balance right,” said Mr Bandt.
The Australian Greens said today that the Federal Government should abandon their budget measures, saying the evidence is overwhelming that they are cruel and impact adversely on human rights.
The Social Services Amendment Bills 1 and 2, which enact the Government's cuts to income support and social security are due for debate at 12.30pm today.
Rushing East West toll road contracts can't mask lack of social licence
Responding to the Napthine Government rushing to sign contracts for the East West toll road, the Australian Greens have issued a warning to potential backers of the project.