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Larissa Waters

Friday, July 7, 2017

News that Caesars Entertainment who own more than 50 casinos across the world including Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has held talks with the backers of the proposed Spit mega-casino spit provoked a bewildering response from our Premier say the Australian Greens.  "Annastacia Palaszczuk says she...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The safety net for women leaving abuse and violence should include 10 days of paid domestic violence leave say the Australian Greens. “In 2015, a majority Senate inquiry report  recommended that victims of domestic and family violence should have access to appropriate leave provisions, which assist...

Larissa Waters

Friday, June 30, 2017

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s move threatening State and Territories with financial penalties if they ban dangerous fracking is outrageous say the Australian Greens. “This is the federal government trying to dictate via the back door to the States and Territories who having listened to their...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Federal Labor support for Adani’s deadly mega-coal mine is crumbling, so why aren’t Bill Shorten and Queensland Labor listening?, say the Australian Greens. Opposition Climate Change spokesperson, Mark Butler, says the economic case for the Adani mine doesn’t stack up and that the mine “would not...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

I re-emphasise the Greens Federal Party Room’s great concern about allegations of sexual assault involving a NSW Greens member, which has had further coverage in recent media reports. We acknowledge the pain, distress and fear experienced by the woman who raised this matter, and her courage in...