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Larissa Waters

Monday, May 29, 2017

Federal Labor should join the Greens in pledging to block Turnbull giving a billion dollars of public money directly to Adani, say the Australian Greens. “After public pressure, Queensland Labor are claiming they won’t be the middleman and help funnel federal funds to Adani,” says Deputy Leader of...

Larissa Waters

Friday, May 26, 2017

Adani has been caught out ripping off Indian taxpayers, why will Queensland be any different, say the Australian Greens.   According to reports by Indian media, the Adani group has ripped off the State Government of Kerala, approximately $6 billion AUD in a dodgy deal to build a port at Vizhinjam....

Larissa Waters

Friday, May 26, 2017

Queensland Labor has broken their promise to Queenslanders that there would be no taxpayer handouts for Adani, say the Australian Greens. “After being publicly shamed for secretly offering Adani a $320 million royalty freebie, Queensland Labor have cooked up another deal that hands out taxpayer-...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Royalty freebies for all mining companies are worse than secret freebies for just Adani, and federal Labor must now come out and oppose these handouts, say the Australian Greens. “With Queensland Labor happy to sign the Reef’s death warrant and give away free coal, it’s up to Bill Shorten to...

Larissa Waters

Monday, May 22, 2017

Responding to Adani’s reported delay of their investment decision, the Australian Greens say this proves Adani are international bullies. “Adani has thrown a tantrum to bully the Queensland Labor government into handing over $320 million of free coal, says Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens and...

Larissa Waters

Monday, May 22, 2017

In the wake of reported weakening of Adani’s environmental approval at Abbot Point coal port, the Australian Greens say that Queensland Labor and the Liberals don’t work for us, they work for Adani. “The gifts for this billionaire company from Labor and the Liberals keep stacking up". "...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In this sitting week of Parliament the Greens will introduce a bill to stop $1 billion in public money going to Adani to prop up their dirty mega coal-mine. “The Liberal government takes money away from battling families but wants to give $1billion to a tax dodging, environmentally ruinous, mining...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Liberals are screwing over the next generation by leaving clean energy and the environment out of the budget, says Senator Larissa Waters, deputy leader of the Australian Greens and environment spokesperson. “The Liberals are handing out $80 million for gas including $60 million for more...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Budget is another reminder that the Liberal party doesn’t care about women, says Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson for women, Larissa Waters. “The Government is putting women’s lives at risk by chronically underfunding domestic violence services and pushing women to financial...

Larissa Waters

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Australian Greens congratulated the #StopAdani movement and welcomed Westpac’s refusal to help Adani wreck our climate and kill the Great Barrier Reef with their deadly mega-coal mine. “All the four big banks have now ruled out or walked away from helping Adani spew out 4.7 billion tonnes of...