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Larissa Waters

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The test is on for the Nationals and the Labor party with the Senate today debating the Australian Greens’ bill to ban fracking and give landholders the right to say no to coal and unconventional gas to protect farmland, water and the climate. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Senate today supported an Australian Greens motion to force the government to disclose currently secret meetings between former ministers and current ministers or senior officials which may breach the Statement of Ministerial Standards. Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Resources spokesperson...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson for women spoke at a breakfast event for White Ribbon Day held in Parliament House this morning alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. As the original list of political speakers contained no women Senator Waters...

Larissa Waters

Monday, November 21, 2016

Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Queensland Senator Larissa Waters said Pauline Hanson and her party promised voters they would shake up mainstream politics but instead they have taken a leaf straight out of the old two parties’ playbook accepting nearly $70,000 in donations and in-kind support...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Australian Greens say former Minister Ian Macfarlane's proposal to make environment groups stick to “digging up lantana” shows the danger of the cosy relationship between the mining sector and ex-politicians and the need for binding rules about former politicians working for industries...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

With the release of data on the gender pay gap today showing women are paid an average of nearly $27,000 less than men, the Australians Greens will continue to push for equal pay for work of equal value, and equal opportunity for women to succeed in all industries. “The gender pay gap is sexist and...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Australian Greens today warned that the Turnbull government’s proposed legislative witch-hunt against environment groups which has now reportedly expanded to include health, ethnic and housing, other not for profit groups is a threat to our democracy. Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Larissa Waters

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Larissa Waters

Thursday, November 10, 2016