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  • Electorate Adviser to Rosalie Woodruff MP

    3 Sep 2015

    Royal Prerogative Contract, Fixed-Term, Full-time

    $56,105–61,373 plus 9.5% superannuation

     

  • NAB joins the long line of banks refusing to fund Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

    The Australian Greens congratulate NAB for announcing it will not finance Adani's Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin, planned for export through the Great Barrier Reef.

    "NAB joins CommBank and 12 international banks in announcing they will not touch this white elephant," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said.

    "Adani's mine is as toxic to investors is as it is to the climate and the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Government’s Free Trade Agreement rhetoric an insult to the collective national intelligence

    Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says the Government’s sales pitch for the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) is reaching hysterical levels.

  • As Gaza moves towards collapse, Australia remains silently complicit

    Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam has accused the Australian government of unforgivable silence over the blockade of Gaza, in light of a UN statement today that the area will become uninhabitable by 2020 if the current economic conditions there continue.

    "Ordinary Palestinians have been caught up in this political siege for too long," Senator Ludlam said.

  • Greens say political donations inquiry must tackle Cancer on Democracy

    02/09/2015

    The Queensland Greens say the planned inquiry by the Crime and Corruption Commission into political donations must have the broadest possible terms of reference, and examine all possible ways to reduce the influence of money in politics.

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