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Senate Inquiry into "Dangerous and Risky" NDIS Cuts and Changes

21 May, 2024 - Today, Tuesday 21st May 2024, the Australian Senate will commence its inquiry into Labor’s proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendmen...

Greens warn Woodside more fights ahead over gas expansion

21 May, 2024 - The Australian Greens have warned coal and gas giants to expect more blows to their climate-destroying expansion that overrides First Nations voi...

Government must act on shocking USyd wage theft revelations

21 May, 2024 - Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Higher Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has responded to revelations that the University of Sydn...

Greens Response to Closure of Bunbury Private Maternity Hospital

17 May, 2024 - St John of God Bunbury will close their maternity ward in less than 6 weeks, despite having 96 patients booked in to give birth in the unit, incl...

Greens call for red card on gambling advertising in light of A-League betting scandal

17 May, 2024 - Responding to the news of arrests in A-League betting scandal, Greens spokesperson for communications Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said: “Gambli...

Greens kill Labor’s gas fast-track bill

16 May, 2024 - The Greens have secured an agreement with the government to shelve Labor’s offshore gas fast track plan that silenced First Nations voices. After...

Labor's Budget Leaves Disabled People Behind

15 May, 2024 - In last night's budget, the Labor Government removed $14.4 billion from the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This is a deliberate decision t...

Labor’s budget completely fails students on placement poverty and student debt

15 May, 2024 - Deputy Greens Leader and Higher Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has responded to the Government’s budget, which was billed as havin...

Billions for US and UK nuclear submarines, budget cuts for people seeking asylum

15 May, 2024 - The Albanese Labor Government is determined to ensure there is no daylight between them and the Coalition, handing billions to the US and UK for ...

Labor’s budget betrays LGBTIQA+ community

15 May, 2024 - Labor’s third budget has betrayed the queer community with all funding for the 10 Year National Action Plan on LGBTIQA+ Health and Wellbeing disa...

Labor offers no hope to 2.6 million public school kids

15 May, 2024 - The Greens say Labor’s budget contains barely no new spending for Australia’s woefully underfunded public schools while they pour an additional $...

Greens welcome government adopting key Senate recommendations for more Antarctic science funding

15 May, 2024 - A Greens-led senate inquiry that resulted in cross-party support for a re-focus on Antarctic science at the AAD has secured its first tangible wi...

Women’s safety not a Budget priority

15 May, 2024 - “Last night’s Budget was a betrayal of women experiencing violence, who deserved so much better than rehashed ScoMo policy and re-announced old m...

Labor’s budget falls short on childcare

15 May, 2024 - Greens Early Childhood Education and Care spokesperson Senator Steph Hodgins-May has criticised the Government’s decision to trumpet a surplus ov...

Labor’s budget surplus betrays renters, mortgage holders and students while keeping a future for coal and gas

14 May, 2024 - The Australian Greens say that Labor’s third budget betrays those doing it tough by prioritising a surplus ahead of helping people. It will fuel ...