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  • Government confirms plans to introduce Divorce Tax

    Australian Greens spokesperson for Legal Affairs Nick McKim says he is disappointed the federal government is refusing to listen to the Senate and stubbornly pushing ahead with a divorce tax.

    Attorney-General George Brandis confirmed during Senate Estimates hearings that he intends to again try to increase court fees, including slugging couples an additional $350 to file for divorce.

  • Inquiry announced into 'metre matters' bicycle overtaking laws

    Greens transport spokesperson Samatha Dunn says a new parliamentary inquiry into the Greens ‘Metre Matters’ bill is the first step towards minimum passing distances for bicycles.

    “I introduced the Metre Matters bill last year to make it clear that drivers must leave a one metre distance when passing a cyclist on the road. Parliament has now launched a public inquiry into the bill,” Samantha Dunn said.

  • CSIRO climate science cuts a test for Turnbull: Greens

    The Australian Greens today said the CSIRO’s cuts to climate science are a test for Malcolm Turnbull on innovation and called on the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to intervene and reverse the cuts.

    “Malcolm Turnbull risks being an innovation imposter if he allows the CSIRO to proceed with its cuts to climate science,” Greens Science & Research spokesperson Adam Bandt said.

  • CSIRO climate science cuts a test for Turnbull: Greens

    The Australian Greens today said the CSIRO’s cuts to climate science are a test for Malcolm Turnbull on innovation and called on the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to intervene and reverse the cuts.

    “Malcolm Turnbull risks being an innovation imposter if he allows the CSIRO to proceed with its cuts to climate science,” Greens Science & Research spokesperson Adam Bandt said.

  • National Interest Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a farce

    Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has labelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) National Interest Analysis, tabled today in Parliament, a farce and reiterated his call for the Government to refer the entire TPP text to the Productivity Commission for independent assessment.

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