Auditor-General's report on East West Link

I move:

That the Senate take note of the document.

Liberal flat-tax proposal throwback to Joh Bjelke-Petersen

Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said the flat-tax proposal for income tax floated by Liberals MP Dan Tehan today is a throwback to Joh Bjelke-Petersen that would increase inequality in Australia.

“Today we hear that the Turnbull government is considering swinging a wrecking ball through our progressive tax system by instating a flat-tax,” Mr Bandt said.

After David Bulmer-Rizzi's death, we must recognise foreign same-sex marriages

Turnbull ‘mum’ on fate of refugee babies & children

In response to his first question since yesterday’s High Court decision concerning the fate of the 37 babies and 90 children living in Australia, directed to him in Question Time by Greens MP Adam Bandt, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull refused to commit to not sending these children currently living in Australia to Nauru.

Gutting CSIRO climate science is the enemy of innovation

News that the Turnbull Liberal Government is sacking more CSIRO scientists, gutting climate science in Australia, shows what a climate-denialist government this is.  

Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said: "Turnbull's mass sacking of climate scientists is the enemy of innovation."

PBO report shows Treasurer’s pigheadedness will blow out deficit by $45 billion

Greens move for House to decline ABCC bill in favour for broad-based anti-corruption watchdog

Greens Industrial Relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today moved for the House of Representatives to decline the ABCC bill and instead support establishing a national broad-based anti-corruption watchdog that would have the power to investigate corruption wherever it occurs.

Planned burns not the answer

Government hasn't made the case to ditch interstate shipping regulations

Greens push for 21st century vision for Australia's native forests

Greens push for 21st century vision for Australia's native forests

A year to the day that the first Regional Forest Agreement is due to expire, the Greens are calling for a comprehensive reassessment of how we manage native forests in Australia.