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Mehreen Faruqi
Deputy Leader & Senator for NSW

Greens call for acceleration of gas code of conduct

19 January, 2023 - The Greens have called for the rapid introduction of an interim Mandatory Code of Conduct with teeth for gas companies, to lay bare the excus...

Safeguard rules released today must go further to curb coal and gas: Greens

10 January, 2023 - The draft Safeguard Mechanism rules released by the Federal Labor government today don’t go far enough and risk continuing to be captured by ...

Inflation remains high as Greens introduce bill to freeze student debt

30 November, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi will today formally introduce a private senator’s bill that abolishes...

Behavioural codes of conduct will make parliament a safer place

29 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that new behavioural codes of conduct developed by the Joint Select Committe...

Early education bill a step forward but falls far short of what’s needed

22 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the Senate passage of the Government’s ‘Chea...

Greens move to improve early education and care bill

21 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the Greens will move amendments to the Gover...

Universities Accord must rebuild higher education and involve staff and students

16 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the Universities Accord process, expected to...

Australia exposed for climate finance failures

8 November, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and International Aid & Global Justice spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that Australia’s failure to cont...

Greens back early childhood education wage supplement

3 November, 2022 - The Greens have thrown their support behind an interim wage supplement for early childhood education and care workers, as proposed by ECEC pe...

UniMelb backpay a vindication of staff

2 November, 2022 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has responded to news that the University of Melbourne will...

Majority reject horse racing: new independent poll

1 November, 2022 - A majority of Australians believe horse racing is cruel, and that animals should not be raced for gambling and entertainment, according to po...

Greens flag student debt bill as inflation soars

27 October, 2022 - Greens Deputy Leader and Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi will today give notice of a private senator’s bill that abolishes inde...