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Statement on legal developments in Tasmanian Salmon Industry

6 February, 2017 - Greens Senator for Tasmania and spokesperson for Healthy Oceans, Peter Whish-Wilson provides the following comments on the legal developments...

Greens question youth justice proposals

6 February, 2017 - Greens MP Nina Springle has condemned the decision to transfer youth justice to the Department of Justice and questioned whether building a n...

Statement on legal developments in Tasmanian Salmon Industry

6 February, 2017 - Greens Senator for Tasmania and spokesperson for Healthy Oceans, Peter Whish-Wilson provides the following comments on the legal developments...

Prove you can’t be bought – vote to ban drilling in the Bight

6 February, 2017 - The Federal Senate will vote on whether to ban drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight tomorrow, following revelations oil giant Chevr...

Time to talk about genuine needs-based education funding

5 February, 2017 - While it is welcome to see some honesty around the over-funding of some of the wealthiest private schools, we need real action to put fairnes...

Time to talk about genuine needs-based education funding

5 February, 2017 - While it is welcome to see some honesty around the over-funding of some of the wealthiest private schools, we need real action to put fairnes...

Greens welcome united push against offshore detention

3 February, 2017 - The Greens welcome the united front from the long list of community groups and organisations calling for immediate action on offshore detenti...

North Queensland needs real clean energy, not fake clean coal

3 February, 2017 - The Australian Greens said today that using the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to bankroll fake “clean coal” power stations in Qu...

Ditch the dud deal and bring the refugees to Australia

2 February, 2017 - Malcolm Turnbull should scrap his refugee "deal" with the US and bring people detained on Manus Island and Nauru to Australia , Greens Immigr...

Ditch the dud deal and bring the refugees to Australia

2 February, 2017 - Malcolm Turnbull should scrap his refugee "deal" with the US and bring people detained on Manus Island and Nauru to Australia , Greens Immigr...

Turnbull’s Senate blackmail hits families already doing it tough

1 February, 2017 - The Prime Minister’s proposal to make childcare more affordable while cutting the family tax benefit is an attack on families already struggl...

End the US impasse, bring refugees to Australia

1 February, 2017 - Malcolm Turnbull should end the uncertainty and confusion over the US refugee "deal" and bring the people to Australia, Greens Immigration sp...

Turnbull’s Senate blackmail hits families already doing it tough

1 February, 2017 - The Prime Minister’s proposal to make childcare more affordable while cutting the family tax benefit is an attack on families already struggl...

Turnbull government is putting the lives of women and children fleeing domestic violence at risk

1 February, 2017 - As parliament prepares to resume next week the Australian Greens are calling on the Turnbull government to commit to life-saving domestic vio...

End the US impasse, bring refugees to Australia

1 February, 2017 - Malcolm Turnbull should end the uncertainty and confusion over the US refugee "deal" and bring the people to Australia, Greens Immigration sp...