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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. "...

Andrew Bartlett

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

“What more proof do you need of the sickness in our political system than Coalition backbenchers forming a coal faction, says Senator for Queensland and spokesperson for mining Andrew Bartlett. “Most Australians want a transition away from coal power, they can see the impacts of global warming...

Andrew Bartlett

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

“We should be having an inquiry into why Matt Canavan could possibly keep insisting that burning coal is a beautiful thing, when it is responsible for the climate change that is already destroying lives and livelihoods.“The coal lobby buys our political parties and politicians, who then push...

Michael Berkman, Jonathan Sri

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Queensland’s recently elected Greens MP Michael Berkman will lead supporters in a temporary blockade of BHP Billiton’s Brisbane office in protest against the federal government’s proposed company tax cuts.Organisers will stage a funeral for democracy and for the social support services which will...

Andrew Bartlett

Monday, March 12, 2018

Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett is backing the people of Biloela and calling for Peter Dutton to return a family of four ripped from their community. “A Tamil family living and working in Biloela in regional Queensland, integrating and contributing to their community in precisely the way...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, March 9, 2018

Queensland Labor should return the $100,000 given to them by the gambling industry says Queensland Greens Senator and spokesperson for gambling, Andrew Bartlett. "Since Queensland Labor was elected in 2015, they’ve taken over $100,000 from the gambling industry". "That’s $100,000 to stand aside and...