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Nick McKim
Senator for lutruwita/Tasmania

Pezzullo must resign or be sacked

25 September, 2023 - Revelations about Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo’s deeply inappropriate involvement in the political process and contempt for the pri...

Gas Code of Conduct could be sent back to the drawing board

1 September, 2023 - The final Gas Code of Conduct was tabled in the Parliament last sitting week. While this is a complex piece of regulation that needs closer ...

Labor robbing future generations by backing coal & gas and refusing real tax reform

24 August, 2023 - The government would have nearly another trillion dollars to tackle intergenerational inequality if Labor implemented popular and progressive ...

Government can secure passage of their gas tax changes through the Senate Crossbench

31 July, 2023 - The Greens have offered to pass the Government’s gas tax changes through the Senate if the revenue from the changes is doubled by lowering the d...

Colette Harmsen

15 July, 2023 - Greens Senator Nick McKim has described the gaoling of environmental activist Colette Harmsen for three months as manifestly unjust. “Ms Harm...

RBA Governor

14 July, 2023 - The sacking of RBA Governor Dr Phillip Lowe is a victory for accountability, but nothing will change for renters and mortgage holders until Labo...

Federal Government must stop Tasmania’s assault on environment

4 July, 2023 - The Greens have condemned Forestry Tasmania’s move to expand its environmental vandalism to a further 1000 hectares of native forest for logging,...

Labor needs to ensure the RBA stays paused on interest rates

4 July, 2023 - Greens’ Economic Justice spokesperson Senator Nick McKim has responded to the RBA’s decision to keep rates on hold today. “The RBA’s decision ...

Labor caves to big business on tax transparency

23 June, 2023 - Labor has yet again done the bidding of big business and wound back its plans for tax transparency, showing who really pulls the levers in Austr...

Hotel Detention

21 June, 2023 - The Human Rights Commissioner’s damning findings on hotel detention should prompt an immediate end to the policy, the Greens say. “This is an...

RBA finally admits corporate profiteering is a driver of inflation

20 June, 2023 - Greens Treasurer spokesperson, Senator Nick McKim, has responded to the release of minutes of the 6 June meeting of the RBA which states that so...

Rate rises mean more public subsidies for landlords

9 June, 2023 - The RBA’s string of 12 interest rate rises in 13 months will mean an additional $11 billion lost revenue for the Commonwealth budget, PBO figures...