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Janet Rice

Friday, November 17, 2017

While we are all overjoyed about the postal survey result yesterday, this survey should never have happened in the first place and it was a huge waste of tax payer money. “There are reports that the marriage equality postal survey came in $20 million under budget, said Senator Janet Rice, the...

Friday, November 17, 2017

Applications Close COB Friday 1 December 2017 ACT Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur is seeking a part time policy advisor to assist with policy advice, speeches, Assembly and committee business and constituent work. Caroline is the ACT Greens Member for Murrumbidgee. She is also the ACT Greens...

Scott Ludlam

Friday, November 17, 2017

On Tuesday 14th of November, 2017, Lee gave the following speech in the Senate.  The Kurds of the Middle East have common ethnicity, language and identity, but their land flows across four modern state boundaries—Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran. For centuries the Kurds have struggled for recognition...

Ellen Sandell, Sue Pennicuik

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Greens have forced a rethink of the government's plan to privatise public housing estates, supporting the revocation of a planning scheme amendment which would initiate the first sell-off of publicly owned land.Greens housing spokesperson Ellen Sandell said the Greens won't support privatising...

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Queensland Greens will dramatically expand access to universal childcare for 2-4 year olds, and build 250 new public childcare centres.Amy MacMahon, Queensland Greens lead spokesperson and candidate for South Brisbane, said:“Just like schools and hospitals, we believe access to free high...

Janet Rice

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Somewhere, over the rainbow, way up high, there's a land that I heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere, over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. These lyrics are so fitting for the debate we're having right now. For so long lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Scott Ludlam

Thursday, November 16, 2017

NOTICE OF MOTION                                                                          15 November 2017 I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that – That the Senate – Notes that:  The NSW Department of Finance Services and Innovation has stated that they will not be...