Greens condemn Direct Action's taxpayer-funded forest furnaces
The Greens have condemned the government’s sanctioning of burning native forests for energy in their Direct Action program, with big business lining up to take advantage of taxpayer-funded handouts.
The impending Face The Music conference is throwing its hat into the political arena with the introduction of Vote For Me! State Election: The Parties Bring It, a new political panel in the lead-up to the Victoria state election featuring members of five parties contesting the ballot.
“Australia’s solar revolution is slashing household electricity bills and creating jobs in an exciting new industry,” Mr Barber said.
The Weatherill Labor Government and the Liberals today voted to worsen conditions for injured workers with claims under WorkCover.
Greens Industrial Relations Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC said: “The Weatherill Labor Government has again set the bar low when it comes to the protection of injured workers’ rights”.
“This Bill isn’t a ‘Return to Work Bill’ but a ‘Harder to Return to Work’ Bill,”
Greens spokesperson for Communications
Senator for WA Scott Ludlam
October 30, 2014