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Andrew Bartlett

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A Clive Palmer monster mine, bigger than Adani, is what will happen if we open up the Galilee Basin to new coal mines, says Queensland Greens Senator and spokesperson for mining and resources Andrew Bartlett. "This shows once again why the state Labor government must rule out any new thermal coal...

Andrew Bartlett

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Logan has double the population of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people compared to metropolitan Brisbane, and almost half of the people there were born overseas. It is among the most economically disadvantaged places in the country, with high rates of homelessness, housing stress and...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, April 20, 2018

Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett is calling on the Mayor of Ipswich to explain if waste sector donations were behind the councils decision to bin recycling. "Politics is broken when we can’t trust our politicians to handle something as simple and common sense as recycling. "We know the...

Andrew Bartlett

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The stranglehold fossil fuel companies have over our political system is slowly killing off the Great Barrier Reef, says Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett. Another study published today in Nature shows the Reef has been transformed by back to back mass bleaching. “The Coalition government’s...

Andrew Bartlett

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Queensland Greens unequivocally support the right for XXXX workers to strike for fair pay and conditions, says Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett. "XXXX workers are walking off the job for the third time today over the use of contracts and reported moves to shift production interstate. "...

Andrew Bartlett

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Northern Territory Labor government's decision to open up fracking will put lives and livelihoods at risk, says Greens Senator and spokesperson for Mining and Resources Andrew Bartlett. “The month of April saw multiple records for high temperatures broken across the country. “By the NT Labor...

Andrew Bartlett

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Queensland Greens are today cautiously welcoming of the announcement by Federal Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, of funding for the delivery and operation of Cross River Rail. “Public transport is a basic service, but in Queensland it’s too often expensive, slow and unreliable. In the regions...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Greens are calling on the Turnbull government to follow the lead of the British government in banning all ivory sales. Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said. “Elephants and rhinoceroses are now in danger of extinction with the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horns...

Andrew Bartlett

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement of a small amount of road funding to shore up vulnerable Liberal seats in south-east Queensland simply exposes the massive failure of the LNP to properly invest in the long-term infrastructure needs of the community, says Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett. "...