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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

19/01/2016 The Australian Greens congratulate the online community campaign that has successfully put a stop to Real Social Dynamics’ Australian tour or sexist ‘pick up artist’ seminars. “When Australians stand together to speak out against violence and sexism we can prevail,” Senator Larissa...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Australian Greens congratulate the online community campaign that has successfully put a stop to Real Social Dynamics' Australian tour or sexist 'pick up artist' seminars. "When Australians stand together to speak out against violence and sexism we can prevail," Senator Larissa Waters,...

Monday, January 18, 2016

18/01/2016 The Australian Greens are calling on the Liberal Government to stop more sexist ‘dating’ seminars, which promote choking, threatening and abusing women, from going ahead in Australia. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson for women, is calling on...

Monday, January 18, 2016

18/01/2016 The Greens say local Councils in Queensland are once again being treated with contempt by the state government's still to be confirmed plan to hold a referendum on the day of local government elections in March. Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett said the holding of the last local...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

13/01/2016 The Queensland Greens have welcomed the Palaszczuk Government's announcement aimed at expunging historic convictions for gay sex. Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett said this move is an important part of recognising and redressing a major injustice.  "As the Attorney-General has said...

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

22/12/2015 The Australian Greens condemn Minister Hunt’s approval of the Queensland Labor Government’s plan for a massive coal port in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area at Abbot Point. “Minister Hunt’s dangerous decision is bad news for our Reef, jobs and the climate,” Senator Larissa...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Australian Greens condemn Minister Hunt's approval of the Queensland Labor Government's plan for a massive coal port in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area at Abbot Point. "Minister Hunt's dangerous decision is bad news for our Reef, jobs and the climate," Senator Larissa Waters,...

Saturday, December 19, 2015

19/12/2015 The Queensland Greens say the state Labor government should accept that ride sharing services such as Uber will need to be legalised soon, and cease prosecutions of Uber drivers in the meantime. Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett said the decision by the New South Wales and Western...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A poll, released today, shows Queenslanders love the Great Barrier Reef and believe the dying coal industry should be made to clean up its own mess, instead of leaving taxpayers to foot the bill.   The Essential Research poll of 1000 Queenslanders conducted in November found:  ...