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Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Australian Greens support the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group which has called on the Queensland Government to buy back a mining exploration permit that could see an open cut coal mine built just 4km from the town of Kingaroy. Greens Deputy Leader and Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters...

Larissa Waters

Monday, September 26, 2016

Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens mining and resources spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters have commented on Ian Macfarlane’s appointment to the Queensland Resources Council. Senator Lee Rhiannon said, “The revolving door between the political class and the mining and...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ripping more than half a billion dollars from funding for clean energy projects will hit Queensland  jobs and the state’s renewables sector hard, Senator Larissa Waters has said. “Ripping $500 million in grants for cutting edge renewable energy projects will be devastating for Queensland,”...

Larissa Waters

Friday, September 9, 2016

Larissa Waters

Thursday, September 8, 2016

  Greens Deputy Leader and Queensland Senator Larissa Waters today said the 1,172 Queensland jobs funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency via grants to large-scale solar projects show that Labor and LNP must abandon the planned $1 billion cut to the agency.  "Today's funding...

Larissa Waters

Friday, September 2, 2016

Senator WATERS I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 19 standing in my name for today, relating to the Adani coalmine. Leave granted. Senator WATERS I move the motion as amended: That the Senate— (a) notes that:    (i) Australia has committed at the Paris...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, September 1, 2016

  The Australian Senate today supported a Greens motion calling on the government to rule out any public funding for the Adani coal mine or associated infrastructure, including via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility.  "Australia must not spend public money propping up a...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

With the ban on fracking announced in Victoria, the Australian Greens will move for a nation-wide ban on fracking to protect farmland and water and call on federal Labor to follow their state colleagues and back the move. "The move by the Victorian Government to listen to the science, the community...

Larissa Waters

Friday, August 19, 2016

Senator Larissa Waters is seeking a Media Adviser to manage media strategy and its implementation. The Media Adviser will build the Senator's profile and manage the relationship between the Senator and the media by providing advice about messaging and strategy, developing story ideas, producing...