The Australian Greens said today that some of the poorest people in our community will be placed under even more financial stress if Tony Abbotts's budget becomes a reality.
Labor and the Coalition united in a bipartisan display of gutlessness in the Senate today, voting against a Greens' motion upholding the legal barriers to destroying Point Peron.
The Australian Greens say the passage today of the NDIS levy provides a cornerstone of care, support and security for Australians with disability.
Greens welcome important NDIS investment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability
The Australian Greens have welcomed the announcement of the First Peoples Disability Network Australia ten point plan for the implementation of the NDIS in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam welcomed Budget boosts for public broadcasters ABC and the SBS while condemning the Government's failure to support community radio.
"The Government's failure to acknowledge the national housing crisis shows the Labor party has turned its back on millions of Australians struggling with unaffordable housing," Australian Greens housing spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam said today.
With a decade of funding confirmed for the NDIS, the WA Government cannot continue to delay joining the scheme, the Australian Greens said today.