The Government and Opposition colluded today to block a request for a statement by the Attorney General on implications for Australia of the PRISM surveillance scandal in the US. Labor and the Coalition combined their numbers to block the move.
The World Heritage Committee has today strengthened its warning that the Great Barrier Reef could be added to the World Heritage list of sites in danger at its meeting in Cambodia.
The federal government's decision to slash funding to local councils to improve energy efficiency is a blow to ratepayers around the nation, Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne told the annual local government conference in Canberra today.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott should clearly back a yes vote in the upcoming referendum on Constitutional recognition of local government, Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne told the annual local government conference in Canberra today.