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Larissa Waters

Friday, June 30, 2017

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s move threatening State and Territories with financial penalties if they ban dangerous fracking is outrageous say the Australian Greens. “This is the federal government trying to dictate via the back door to the States and Territories who having listened to their...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Federal Labor support for Adani’s deadly mega-coal mine is crumbling, so why aren’t Bill Shorten and Queensland Labor listening?, say the Australian Greens. Opposition Climate Change spokesperson, Mark Butler, says the economic case for the Adani mine doesn’t stack up and that the mine “would not...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

I re-emphasise the Greens Federal Party Room’s great concern about allegations of sexual assault involving a NSW Greens member, which has had further coverage in recent media reports. We acknowledge the pain, distress and fear experienced by the woman who raised this matter, and her courage in...

Larissa Waters

Monday, June 19, 2017

The GST on sanitary products is sexist and opportunistic and it’s shameful that today both Labor and the Coalition refused to abolish it,” says Australian Greens Deputy and spokesperson for women, Larissa Waters. “The Australian Greens moved an amendment to the Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Today in the Senate the Australian Greens successfully moved for an inquiry into the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF). We will seek to have Adani front the inquiry to grill them on their appalling environmental history and the allegations of fraud, corruption and the use of tax...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Government’s plan to introduce GST on items bought online for under $1000, due to be debated this week, is chance to abolish the tampon tax say the Australian Greens. New costings (attached) commissioned by the Australian Greens show that States could axe the tampon tax and still be $185...