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Larissa Waters

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Nationals Senators have failed to stand by their own claims that they believe landholders should have the right to say no to coal seam gas by voting against on a Greens' Senate motion today. Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and mining spokesperson, who put forward...

Larissa Waters

Monday, November 23, 2015

In response to Greens’ questioning, today Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull again refused to tell Parliament how much pollution the coal from the government-approved Carmichael coal mine will produce and Senator George Brandis ridiculously claimed that the mine would reduce pollution. In Question...

Larissa Waters

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Australian Greens are calling on the Turnbull Government to factor the Our Watch report on the economic cost of violence against women, released today, into MYEFO and next year's budget. The report shows violence against women costs the economy $21.7 billion a year and that one million...

Larissa Waters

Sunday, November 22, 2015

On the eve of global climate negotiations kicking off in Paris, the Australian Greens have today released their detailed plan ensure that by 2030 Australia's energy generation is at least 90% renewable and twice as efficient. A new government authority called RenewAustralia would deliver a 15 year...

Thursday, November 19, 2015

19/11/2015 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...

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...