Following the release of the World Heritage Committee’s draft decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘In Danger’ watch list, the Abbott and Palaszczuk governments must abandon their plan to turn the Reef into a coal and LNG super highway.
“UNESCO is keeping the Reef on the watch list and has given Australia 18 months to report progress,” Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, said.
The Australian Greens say the Abbott government has again sided with private interests over public education in its decision to withhold money from South Australia because of the states' new policy of prioritising TAFE in the provision of training.
Nick McKim MP | Greens Environment spokesperson
Nick McKim MP | Greens Treasury spokesperson
The year 2014 marked the fourth year in a row Melbourne has been named the world’s most livable city, but what are the ingredients of livability? I think it describes a city built with people in mind, one with robust public transport and bike paths, open green space, public art, places for commerce and entertainment, and which protects our heritage