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  • Welfare cop more harsh approach from uncaring Abbott government

    Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said the Abbott government is deliberately trying to smear all income support recipients with this latest ‘tough cop on the beat' approach to welfare.

  • GREENS WILL PUSH FOR MARRIAGE VOTE ON BACK OF IRISH WIN

    The Australian Greens welcome the historic vote of 'YES' for same sex marriage in Ireland and call on Australia to follow suit.

    "The news of a resounding 'YES' vote in Ireland for amending their constitution to extend the right to marry to all couples, regardless of gender,  is fantastic and it is time for Australia to catch up" Greens marriage equality spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.

  • ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

    Australians Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today’s budget analysis by ACOSS demonstrates that Joe Hockey’s attacks on vulnerable Australians are cruel and disproportionate and must be wound back immediately.

    “Analysis by ACOSS shows that Mr Hockey's two budgets rip an estimated $15 billion from low and middle income households over four years, this entrenches the Abbott Government’s vicious agenda to pursue our most vulnerable rather than the big end of town.  

  • GREENS ASK VICTORIAN LABOR TO CLARIFY STANCE ON COAL SEAM GAS

    "Gary Gray's remarks show the federal ALP are clearly pro-Coal Seam Gas. Does Victorian Labor and Daniel Andrews feel the same?" said Ellen Sandell, Greens spokesperson for Energy.

  • GREENS ASK VICTORIAN LABOR TO CLARIFY STANCE ON COAL SEAM GAS

    "Gary Gray's remarks show the federal ALP are clearly pro-Coal Seam Gas. Does Victorian Labor and Daniel Andrews feel the same?" said Ellen Sandell, Greens spokesperson for Energy.

WATCH & READ

We’ve been engaged in a global experiment over the last few months: just how much campaigning can you do for an election in another country? Quite a lot, it turns out.

It has been three months since Queenslanders kicked Campbell Newman out of Ashgrove and out of Government. How short the government must think our memories.

In this special two-part report, we check in with what's happening in the remote communities under threat from the Abbott and Barnett governments' economic racism.

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