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  • A spoonful of sugar won’t make Robb’s trade deal medicine go down

    Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the analysis by the Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation at the University of NSW on the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) on medicine prices.

    Senator Whish-Wilson said, “Here we have an expert analysis of the leaked chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that says the TPP will make medicine prices go up.

  • Greens Launch Vision for a Secure Energy Future for Monaro

    The Greens in Monaro

  • Protecting our Forests for the Future

    Media Release

  • Rebate freeze is a ‘python squeeze’

    Australian Greens health spokesperson and former GP, Dr Richard Di Natale, said that the government’s objective is still to make patients pay more to see a doctor.

    “Rumours of the co-payment’s death are greatly exaggerated,” said Senator Di Natale.

    “While the Greens welcome the back down on the $5 rebate cut, freezing rebates is a prescription for a co-payment by stealth.

  • Greens table motion calling on increased protection for non-GMO farmers

    Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert will today table a motion aimed at protecting non-GMO and organic farmers like Steve Marsh – who recently incurred enormous financial costs as a result of contamination from a neighbouring GM canola farmer.

    “My motion will call on the Federal government to implement a national contamination insurance scheme that protects non-GMO farmers like Steve Marsh from future contamination.


The accusation that "the youth of today are disengaged from politics" masks a thinly veiled concept of the "correct" way to engage with politics. 

One day, Australians will look back and wonder why laws preventing same sex marriage in Australia persisted for as long as they have.

Governments think they can get away with neglecting women’s issues without us noticing. Whether our government chooses to see it or not, we do see it and we want change.

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