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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

10/11/2015 The Greens say a Parliamentary Committee report recommending Queensland governments move from three to four year terms will mean reduced opportunity for the public to hold political parties to account. Greens spokesperson Andrew Bartlett said both Labor and the LNP are supporting a...

Monday, November 9, 2015

09/11/2015 The Senate has narrowly defeated a Turnbull Government motion opposing Greens’ state and territory legislation for exclusion zones outside abortion clinics to stop anti-choice protesters intimidating women. “It’s alarming that the Senate was only just able to defeat this appalling...

Monday, November 9, 2015

The Senate has narrowly defeated a Turnbull Government motion opposing Greens' state and territory legislation for exclusion zones outside abortion clinics to stop anti-choice protesters intimidating women. "It's alarming that the Senate was only just able to defeat this appalling motion from the...

Monday, November 9, 2015

The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Conservation Foundation's legal challenge against the federal government's re-approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, launched today. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said: "The Turnbull...

Monday, November 9, 2015

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility criteria, released by the Turnbull Government today, fail to rule out the $5 billion facility becoming a slush fund for big mining companies. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and mining spokesperson, said the draft criteria do...

Monday, November 9, 2015

09/11/2015 The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Conservation Foundation’s legal challenge against the federal government’s re-approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, launched today. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said: “The...

Friday, November 6, 2015

06/11/2015 The Palaszczuk Government’s reported plans to give the Minister more power to influence the outcomes of mining disputes in the Land Court and stifle community rights to uphold environment law are an attack on democracy.   Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy...

Friday, November 6, 2015

Senator Waters has written to the US Attorney General requesting an urgent investigation of ExxonMobil's long-running campaign of deception and misinformation on global warming.     Text and link below:    5 November 2015...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

04/11/2015 The Queensland Greens say State and Local Governments are continuing to alienate communities when it comes to planning and development decisions. “People across the state are upset that they keep getting shut out of the consultation process simply because governments are playing to the...