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Sarah Hanson-Young
Senator for South Australia

Greens call for festivals support package in wake of Groovin the Moo cancellation

15 February, 2024 - “The addition of Groovin the Moo to the growing list of festival cancellations is another major blow to the live music industry in Australia...

Greens welcome first water buybacks since breakthrough Murray Darling Basin agreement

15 February, 2024 - Responding to Minister Plibersek's announcement, Greens Spokesperson for the Environment said: "The announcement of a successful buyback ...

Labor’s sneaky scheme would bypass environment laws for new offshore gas projects

15 February, 2024 - Labor’s last-minute attempt today to allow the Minister to bypass environmental law when approving new offshore gas projects has been slamme...

Labor face huge test to fix broken environment laws with climate trigger as largest coal mine approval looms

7 February, 2024 - Key Points:  Qld Labor have today approved the Whitehaven Winchester South coal mine, Australia’s biggest new greenfield c...

Plibersek must reject koala-killing coal mine & fix broken environment laws: Greens

1 February, 2024 - The Greens have called on Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to reject a koala-killing coal mine which would destroy thousands of hectares ...

NT Chief Minister must scrap Beetaloo & Middle Arm gas projects. Fyles called to Senate Inquiry

19 December, 2023 - Acting Greens Leader Senator Sarah Hanson-Young: “Given the litany of revelations, I will be calling on Natasha Fyles to front up to the ...

Greens win breakthrough agreement to protect nature & climate from greenwashing & gas fracking

5 December, 2023 - After months of pressure and negotiation the Senate & Albanese Government have agreed to Greens calls for significant environmental refor...

Parliament passes breakthrough Murray-Darling law with Greens improvements

30 November, 2023 - Today the federal Parliament has passed a breakthrough law to protect the Murray-Darling Basin, with the Greens securing significant improve...

Greens & Labor Joint Statement - Murray-Darling Basin

27 November, 2023 - The Albanese Government and Australian Greens have agreed to strengthen the Restoring our Rivers bill.  After a decade of neglect an...

Statement on Optus CEO resignation

20 November, 2023 - Senator Sarah Hanson-Young is Chair of the Senate Inquiry into the Optus outage and Greens spokesperson for communications: "I’d like to ...

Guarantees needed in Murray-Darling Basin Plan

10 November, 2023 - Responding to the release of the Senate inquiry report into the Water Amendment (Restoring Our Rivers) Bill 2023, Senator Hanson-Young, Gree...