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Larissa Waters
Senator for Qld & Greens Leader in the Senate

Greens to save Great Barrier Reef with $2 billion plan

17 February, 2022 - Today in Cairns the Greens have announced a more than $2 billion plan to save the Great Barrier Reef and the workers who rely upon it for th...

Dhanya Mani's message to the Prime Minister on sexual assault in Parliament

10 February, 2022 - [Senator Waters' speech to the Senate on the Parliamentary Workplace Reform (Set the Standard Measures No. 1) Bill 2022]   The Greens suppor...

Greens call for cross-party commitment to end culture of sexual violence and harassment

9 February, 2022 - The Greens have called on all parties to pledge an end to Australia’s culture of sexual violence, harassment and predatory behavior by commit...

Greens vow to keep pressure on government to make all workplaces safe

8 February, 2022 - The Greens have welcomed the parliament’s acknowledgement of the abuse and harassment experienced by staff in parliamentary workplaces, but h...

Government in chaos abandons ICAC pledge

7 February, 2022 - The Greens say the government’s decision to abandon its ICAC promise, while simultaneously trying to push through a hateful bill to protect b...

Greens promise consent education and free period products in all public schools

6 February, 2022 - As Queensland kids return to classrooms tomorrow, the Greens have pledged to keep them safe and healthy by fully funding comprehensive consen...

Millions in corporate donations proves need for urgent reform

1 February, 2022 - Political donations data published today by the Australian Electoral Commission shows that the Liberals, Nationals and Labor raked in a combi...

POLICY LAUNCH: Get coal and gas money out of politics

31 January, 2022 - The Greens will stop big polluters corrupting democracy by banning donations from the fossil fuel sector to political parties, candidates, an...

You can't save the Reef while making the climate crisis worse

28 January, 2022 - Lines attributable to Queensland Senator Larissa Waters: “A belated cash splash on the Great Barrier Reef is a joke from a government that ha...

POLICY LAUNCH: Supporting women-led businesses

21 January, 2022 - The Greens have announced a policy to support women-led businesses, generating more employment opportunities for women and boosting economic ...

Glaring omissions undermine draft National Plan

18 January, 2022 - The Greens say the absence of meaningful commitments to addressing gender inequality and economic insecurity in the government’s draft Draft ...

Reform the whole system to end political corruption

9 December, 2021 - The Greens have announced a policy to reform the political system, clean up politics, and strengthen democracy. At the end of a bruising poli...