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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:  ...

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

16/12/2015 The Australian Greens condemn the Liberal Government’s plan to allow companies to brand the Great Barrier Reef. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens climate change spokesperson, said: “What’s next, naming rights, like for football stadiums? “While private donations for Reef...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Australian Greens condemn the Liberal Government's plan to allow companies to brand the Great Barrier Reef. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens climate change spokesperson, said: "What's next, naming rights, like for football stadiums? "While private donations for Reef protection are...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens climate change and environment spokesperson, comments on the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook: "The Liberal Government is cutting climate and environment programs but keeping the spurious Wind Farm Commissioner. "The outlook confirms the Renewable...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens spokesperson for women, comments on domestic violence and the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook. "The Liberal Government has failed to provide any new funding for services or prevention to solve our domestic violence crisis. "What's worse, the Outlook...

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

15/12/2015 The Palaszczuk Government needs to back up its rhetoric about the merged Energex and Ergon business using clean energy technology in Townsville. “Queensland can be a  renewable energy powerhouse and Townsville has the potential to lead the nation in baseload solar power,” Senator...