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Amy MacMahon

Friday, November 24, 2017

An Essential poll has put the Greens first in South Brisbane with 36% of the primary vote to Labor's 32% and the LNP's 24% with 8% undecided. This was an Essential poll with a sample size of 430 people. The survey was in the field from 21st to 22nd November 2017. Amy MacMahon, lead...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

It’s been an odd day today... one that really goes to the question of what sort of society we want to live in. It’s to do with drugs, and how we face up to addiction and dependency in our community. I spent the morning at the RecLink Grand Final in St Kilda, with two teams of players who have faced...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

“Australia has never undertaken a serious national discussion that would enable us - and our governments - to acknowledge the history of what has happened and its contemporary consequences. “This is a conversation we need to have - it’s long past time. It is about recognising the reality of our...

Larissa Waters

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Australian Greens welcome the CBS acquisition of Network 10 and are warning the Government against blocking the purchase. “CBS buying Network 10 is promising news for the future of journalism and quality programming in Australia. CBS has bucked the trend by investing in journalism, streaming...

Larissa Waters

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Premier Mark McGowan should follow in the footsteps of the Labor Victorian Government and refuse to cooperate with the Turnbull Government's plan to drug test income support recipients in WA.  "Drug testing income support recipients has been proved overseas to be an expensive and unsuccessful...

Larissa Waters

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Papua New Guinea's refusal to allow the men Peter Dutton is imprisoning on Manus Island to be abandoned means the government must bring them here to Australia, Greens Immigration spokesperson Nick McKim says. "It is clear Peter Dutton and Malcolm Turnbull cannot abandon their political prisoners in...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Australian Greens Defence spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, commented today on the worrying implications for Australia of Donald Trump’s backflip on Afghanistan. Senator Whish-Wilson said, “We can expect that in coming days Australia will, yet again, be asked to commit more troops and more...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale and Victorian Greens Senator Janet Rice have written to Victorian councils across the state, offering to preside over citizenship ceremonies for any council that supports changing the date for Australia Day and has their capacity to hold citizenship...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is conducting a review into political donations as part of its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 election.   Key dates   Submissions Due by close of business Monday 4 September 2017   Public hearings 15 September, 20 October 2017...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has reiterated calls for investment property to be treated as a financial product in the wake of the 4 Corners report on the state of the housing market in Australia. Senator Whish-Wilson said, “Australia’s housing market is a debt-fuelled...