The Australian Greens said today that Alan Tudge's attack on Australia's peak community organisation is yet another sign of the Government's desperation to justify their cruel policy agenda.
"There is a significant difference between emergency relief and income support payments which are paid to millions of Australians," Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens spokesperson on family and community services said.
Senate Affordable Housing Inquiry – Perth Hearing – November 11 2014 - Transcript
The Australian Greens said today that information provided to Senate Estimates shows that employment discrimination against people with disability remains a serious issue, and that instead of punishing people with disability the Government should be addressing this discrimination.
The Australian Greens today questioned Future Fund Chair Peter Costello about fossil fuel divestment in Senate Estimates
"I established today in Senate Estimates that the Future Fund does not have a consistent method for assessing risk of carbon exposure," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said
"Whether or not to even consider the risk of carbon exposure, or how to measure it, isn't decided by central management or the board.