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Andrew Bartlett

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

One thing about Labor’s position on Adani is certain. Bill Shorten’s supposed “opposition” will melt away after the Batman by-election. Speaking on ABC’s 7.30 last night the former head of the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) says Mr Shorten’s opposition to the Adani mine is hardening. “We’...

Andrew Bartlett

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

10th anniversary of Australia’s Apology to the Stolen Generations, yet deaths in custody continue In the wake of a second Aboriginal death in custody in Townsville in less than six months Queensland Greens MP Michael Berkman and Queensland Senator Andrew Bartlett are calling on the Queensland...

Andrew Bartlett

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Queensland Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s complaints about non-existent Adani jobs shows their pre-election promises of ample ongoing jobs in the region from new coal mines were concoctions. "Labor knew the jobs Adani promised were fake well before the election...

Andrew Bartlett

Friday, February 2, 2018

Within 24 hours of the news of a by-election in the Greens/Labor marginal seat of Batman, Federal Labor reaffirm they do not support taxpayer funds for any Galilee Basin rail line. “Bill Shorten is no Caped Crusader - we know there’s an election coming when Labor starts to parade their green...

Andrew Bartlett

Monday, January 22, 2018

Greens Senator for Queensland Andrew Bartlett says Malcolm Turnbull’s pledge of millions of dollars to protect the Great Barrier Reef is a wasteful publicity stunt aimed at distracting attention away from those who continue to put the Reef at risk. “The real beneficiaries of this blatant publicity...

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...