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Adam Bandt
Greens Leader & MP for Melbourne

Turnbull refuses to back Chief Scientist on climate

16 March, 2016 - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today refused to back his own Chief Scientist on climate change when asked by Greens MP Adam Bandt in Question ...

Labor pleading for Liberals’ preferences to stay in Parliament: Greens

9 March, 2016 - Greens Federal Member for Melbourne Adam Bandt MP today said Anthony Albanese’s extraordinary statement yesterday was a desperate move by Labor ...

Cash must put money where mouth is for women’s work/life balance

8 March, 2016 - Following Minister for Women Michaelia Cash’s comments on flexibility for women re-entering the workforce during the ‘International Women’s Day ...

Turnbull tax tinkerer, not reformer: Greens

25 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said reports that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is backing down from tax reform and inste...

Dutton’s ‘blackmail’, ‘self-harm’ comments a disgrace: Greens

22 February, 2016 - The Immigration Minister's claims that he is being held to ransom and blackmailed by a one-year-old girl are inexcusable, the Australian Gre...

Labor & Liberals vote down Greens’ move to cut $2 ATM fees in Senate

22 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said he was disappointed that Labor had joined with the Liberals to vote against a move by ...

Unemployment rises as Morrison stalls

18 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said unemployment figures released today showing joblessness rising to 6 per cent, coupled with T...

Morrison should stop backing fossil fuels & transition economy to industries of the future

17 February, 2016 - Responding to Treasurer Scott Morrison’s National Press Club Address ‘Backing Australians in our Transitioning Economy’, Greens Treasury spo...

Worst. Tax 'debate'. Ever.

16 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today welcomed Malcolm Turnbull publicly declaring the GST rise is dead, buried and cremated, but...

CSIRO CEO’s climate science cuts cast doubt on its future

11 February, 2016 - The Australian Greens today said the CSIRO CEO Larry Marshall’s decision to cut hundreds of jobs in climate science within the organisation ...

CBA record half-year profit shows big banks can afford to pay more tax

10 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that news the Commonwealth Bank has posted another record half-year profit of $4.8 bil...

Greens urge government to change direction on tax

10 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP wrote to Treasurer Scott Morrison late yesterday urging him to adopt a fairer ‘Plan B’ on tax ref...