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Friday, January 22, 2016

22/01/2016 Mark Latham’s appalling comments about our admirable outgoing Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty, provide even more evidence the Liberal Government must stop delaying its already overdue appointment of a Sex Discrimination Commissioner. “There is absolutely no excuse for domestic...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

20/01/2016 Revelations that the state government failed to secure a bond for the rehabilitation of the Qld Nickel are deeply disappointing. “It’s disgraceful that the state government failed to secure a bond from the company for the job-intensive rehabilitation of the site,” Qld Senator Larissa...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Polling by Essential Research, out today, shows most Australians believe sexism and discrimination against women are widespread. “Clearly Australians are witnessing and experiencing sexism firsthand and in public arenas,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson for...

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...