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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...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

04/11/2015 The Greens are urging the Palaszczuk Government to update its Great Barrier Reef shark control program, which is now open for public consultation, with non-lethal methods. Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and environment spokesperson, said: “The Palaszczuk...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The Greens are urging the Palaszczuk Government to update its Great Barrier Reef shark control program, which is now open for public consultation, with non-lethal methods. Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and environment spokesperson, said: "The Palaszczuk Government is...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's annual report, released today, confirms the urgent need to act on vehicle emissions. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said: "As well as noting that clean transport has officially become 'cool', the CEFC...

Monday, November 2, 2015

02/11/2015Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Queensland Senator Larissa Waters is today launching the Greens’ candidate for Dawson in the federal election, Jonathon Dykyj.“I’m so proud to launch Jonathon Dykyj, our exceptional, experienced candidate for Dawson, who is a strong advocate for a...

Sunday, November 1, 2015

The Turnbull Government's announcement yesterday of a Ministerial Forum to look at vehicle emissions standards puts off even the possibility of implementing any standards until after March 2017. "The government's inaction on fuel efficiency is continuing to cost Australian drivers money and pollute...

Saturday, October 31, 2015

31/10/2015Australian Greens Deputy Leader Qld Senator Larissa Waters is today speaking at a forum in Cairns with local experts about the federal government’s plan for Northern Australia (details below). “Northern Australia, and in particular Far North Queensland, is home to unique Indigenous...

Friday, October 30, 2015

30/10/2015The Turnbull Government’s decision to nominate as a co-chair of the international Green Climate Fund is hypocritical, given its inadequate contribution to the fund, pitiful climate pollution reduction targets and approvals of new coal mines.  “They’ve got to be kidding,” Senator...

Friday, October 30, 2015

The Turnbull Government's decision to nominate as a co-chair of the international Green Climate Fund is hypocritical, given its inadequate contribution to the fund, pitiful climate pollution reduction targets and approvals of new coal mines.   "They've got to be kidding," Senator Larissa...

Thursday, October 29, 2015

29/10/2015Last night the LNP and Katter Party MPs tried to gain the support of independent MP, Billy Gordon, to pass the Electoral (Redistribution Commission) and Another Act Amendment Bill 2015.Amongst other things, the Bill allows for the large district number for designated rural and remote...