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Larissa Waters

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Following tragic fires in Western Australia and the Climate Council's report on bushfire preparedness, the Australian Greens are calling for governments to work together on a plan for longer fire seasons that looks after firefighters. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens climate change...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, today officially launched the Noosa Greens’ excellent local council candidate, Aaron White, who could become Queensland’s first Green local Councillor. In Noosa Shire at Peregian Beach today, Senator Waters said Mr White, who has worked...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The government-dominated Senate Inquiry into the government’s bill to limit public enforcement of environment law has ignored community opposition, scientific evidence and legal advice by recommending the bill in its report today. The Australian Greens’ dissenting report highlights community...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

18/11/2015 The government-dominated Senate Inquiry into the government’s bill to limit public enforcement of environment law has ignored community opposition, scientific evidence and legal advice by recommending the bill in its report today. The Australian Greens’ dissenting report highlights...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

18/11/2015 Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, today officially launched the Noosa Greens’ excellent local council candidate, Aaron White, who could become Queensland’s first Green local Councillor. In Noosa Shire at Peregian Beach today, Senator Waters said Mr White, who...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

18/11/2015 The Turnbull government is claiming credit for pollution cuts to meet its measly 5 per cent target by 2020 which are driven by structural factors and by the carbon price that it scrapped. “Crowing about meeting such a measly target is internationally embarrassing, especially as we’re...

Monday, November 16, 2015

16/11/2015 QGC’s announcement today of an extra 300 to 400 coal seam gas wells near Wandoan puts Queensland’s land, water, Great Barrier Reef and climate at risk. “The Palaszczuk Government’s enthusiastic support for hundreds more CSG wells in Queensland is short-sighted and reckless,” Senator...

Larissa Waters

Monday, November 16, 2015

QGC's announcement today of an extra 300 to 400 coal seam gas wells near Wandoan puts Queensland's land, water, Great Barrier Reef and climate at risk. "The Palaszczuk Government's enthusiastic support for hundreds more CSG wells in Queensland is short-sighted and reckless," Senator Larissa Waters...

Larissa Waters

Friday, November 13, 2015

On 12 and 13 November 2015 my office issued two press releases which the Chief Executive of Adani Mining Australia, Mr Jeyakumar Janakaraj, has complained contained defamatory statements.  I stand by all statements made in relation to the history of the Adani group of companies. In relation...