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Sarah Hanson-Young
Senator for South Australia

Plibersek must stick to Murray-Darling Basin Plan at Water Ministers meeting tomorrow

11 October, 2022 - The Greens are calling on Federal Water Minister Tanya Plibersek to stick to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at tomorrow's Ministerial Council ...

Plibersek should rule out BHP Peak Downs mine expansion in koala habitat immediately

7 October, 2022 - The Greens are calling on Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to immediately rule out approving BHP’s proposed Peak Downs coal mine expansion...

Zero extinction unachievable with new coal and gas

4 October, 2022 - The Albanese Labor Government will fail to achieve its 'no new extinctions' objective if it continues to open new coal and gas projects, the G...

WESA Report - Greens call for water buybacks

2 August, 2022 - Responding to the release of the Second Water for the Environment Special Account (WESA) Report, Greens Spokesperson for the Environment and Wa...

State of the Environment: Greens push to halt extinction and for 'Climate Trigger'

19 July, 2022 - The Greens are urging the Albanese Government to stop approving new mines and developments in threatened species habitat to halt extinction and ...

Environment Minister must rule out new coal projects

11 July, 2022 - The Federal Environment Minister must rule out approving the 27 new coal projects set to come across her desk according to analysis by the Sunri...

Scarborough court bid highlights need for climate trigger

22 June, 2022 - The Federal Court bid by the Australian Conservation Foundation to stop Woodside Energy’s Scarborough gas project until its impact on the Great ...

New Water Minister should be South Australian, Greens say

24 May, 2022 - SA Greens Senator and Spokesperson for Environment and Water, Sarah Hanson-Young has called on the Albanese Government to appoint a Water Ministe...

True friends of the ABC secure its future in law

16 May, 2022 - The vast majority of voters believe stable funding should be set in law, new polling commissioned by the Australian Greens shows. Only nine per c...

Leaders' Debate farce prompts Greens move for Independent Debates Commission

9 May, 2022 - The Australian Greens will move in the next parliament to establish an Independent Debates Commission to oversee live television election debates,...

Greens will ban clearing of koala habitat with no exceptions

5 May, 2022 - The Australian Greens say alarm bells are ringing over reports NSW will continue to allow the clearing of koala habitat under new rules for privat...