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Andrew Bartlett

Monday, May 21, 2018

“The only constituency that really matters to Labor, the Liberals and the Nationals is their major donors, particularly in the fossil fuel sector”, said Senator Andrew Bartlett, Australian Greens spokesperson for Mining and Resources. “In the last 3 years alone the fossil fuel industry has donated...

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Queensland Greens have announced Max Chandler-Mather, community and union organiser as their candidate for the federal electorate of Griffith. “Our political system and economy only works for big corporations and super wealthy CEOs and people have lost faith.  I believe we can create a...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Coalition’s plan to cut the jobs of people working in the Environment Department specifically to protect threatened species can not be allowed to proceed, says Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett and spokesperson for the environment and biodiversity. "This is a deliberate attempt to clear they way...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, April 27, 2018

To rescue the Reef we need no new thermal coal mines and a ban on fossil fuel donations, says Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett. "The Coalition’s funding package reported in the media today ignores by far the biggest threat to the Reef, climate change. "To save the Reef we have to stop...

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...