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Friday, February 5, 2016

05/02/2016 Local Greens candidate for the Gabba Ward, Jonathan Sri, will host Brisbane’s biggest ever community conference on Saturday, 6 February, with over 15,000 residents invited. The full-day conference – the first of its kind in Brisbane – will give residents the chance to voice their views...

Friday, February 5, 2016

05/02/2016 The Queensland Greens say the Labor and Liberal parties are trying to sneak through a referendum aimed at giving them more power and reduced accountability. Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett says it is outrageous that the two big parties are giving barely six week’s notice to the...

Friday, February 5, 2016

05/02/2016 The Greens say the state government is treating Queenslanders and the state’s local Councils with contempt by failing to give proper notice of a referendum aimed at giving politicians more time in office. Spokesperson for the Queensland Greens, Andrew Bartlett, says “it is clear the...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, February 4, 2016

News that the Turnbull Liberal Government is sacking more CSIRO scientists, gutting climate science in Australia, shows what a climate-denialist government this is.   Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said: "Turnbull's mass sacking of...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Senate has passed an Australian Greens motion calling on the Turnbull Liberal Government to hurry up and appoint a Sex Discrimination Commissioner,  a position it has left vacant for 150 days. "Women have been waiting on the Turnbull Liberal Government for more than 150 days now to appoint...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Queensland Labor Government's approval of the Adani Carmichael mine is a climate pollution disaster, which threatens our Great Barrier Reef and groundwater, and delays genuine job creation. Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said:...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

02/02/2016 The Queensland Greens have responded to media reports regarding a motion on Constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians passed by the party’s State Council last weekend. Queensland Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett said the party has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Australian Greens have today established a Senate Inquiry into how transparently companies report their investments in fossil fuels and thus their exposure to the carbon bubble. Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Climate Change Spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said, "Australians need to...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

02/02/2016 Reports today confirm the Liberal Government’s global warming policy is a sham and that there’s no long-term funding budgeted for the expensive policy. Reporting of RepuTex modelling today shows that in the 2014-15 financial year Australia’s climate pollution rose for the first time in...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

02/02/2016 The Liberal Government is trying to stifle the independence of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency by neglecting to appoint new board members leaving the Environment Department Secretary as the only director, who has quorum.   “The Turnbull Government is repeating Tony Abbott’s old...