Greens stand with Tasmanian wine producers as industry group responds with concern to Government’s TFA funded expansion plans
There is concern across the Tasmanian wine industry that Tasmanian Forestry Agreement (TFA) funding will be used to push for investment in new "supply driven" growth - in the form of significant new vineyard plantings - leading to the quadrupling of the industry over the next 10 years.
Greens call for government cooperation as NACCHO outlines ten point plan for enhancing Closing the Gap efforts
The Australian Greens have today welcomed the release of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation's (NACCHO) ten point plan for enhancing the work being done to close the gap in health and life expectancy rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and called on the states and territories to urgently renew the National Partnership on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health.
Government doesn't have the answers as the Wyndham Early Learning Activity Centre faces an uncertain future
The Federal Government has today avoided Australian Greens questions about the future of the WELA Centre in Wyndham, compounding concerns it may be forced to drastically reduce staffing levels after June 30th due to lack of funding.