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  • Victorian Greens to introduce bill to ban battery cages and sow stalls and clarify meaning of 'free range'

    The Victorian Greens will introduce a bill into state parliament this week to ban battery cages and sow stalls, clarify the meaning of ‘free range’ and to ban the routine debeaking of hens.

  • Refugee intake increase required now

    The Australian Greens have said that they will push to have Australia's refugee intake returned to 20,000 places per year when Parliament returns in late September.

    "Waging war while refusing to increase our refugee intake is grossly irresponsible," the Greens' immigration spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.

    "The increasing humanitarian crisis in the Middle East demands a genuine, compassionate response.

  • Greens kick-start Doncaster Rail

  • Greens call for PM Abbott to address funding concerns over Aboriginal programs

    The Australian Greens have called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to address extensive concerns about changes to funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs.

  • Abbott and Newman governments’ Reef Plan is plan for its demise from dredging, dumping and coal

    The draft Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, released today, does nothing to stop the onslaught of dredging and dumping already applied for along the Reef’s coast and the mass export of coal through the Reef to exacerbate climate change, say the Australian Greens.

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