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Larissa Waters

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Larissa Waters

Friday, September 30, 2016

Commenting on reports that CommBank has refused to accept a property with CSG wells on as security for a bridging loan, Acting Greens Leader and Mining & Resources spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said: “We’ve known all along that fracking and CSG risks our land, water and the climate – now...

Larissa Waters

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Australian and Queensland government’s Reef 2050 plan annual report is a total fail because it ignores the dangerous threat posed by global warming driven by mining and burning of coal and gas.  Australian Greens Deputy Leader and environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said: “The...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson on gambling Senator Larissa Waters today helped launch the ‘PokieLeaks’ campaign with Senator Nick Xenophon and independent Andrew Wilkie MP.  “Australians lose $11 billion on the pokies every year, while the pokies industry uses scams, tricks...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Australian Greens support the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group which has called on the Queensland Government to buy back a mining exploration permit that could see an open cut coal mine built just 4km from the town of Kingaroy. Greens Deputy Leader and Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters...

Larissa Waters

Monday, September 26, 2016

Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens mining and resources spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters have commented on Ian Macfarlane’s appointment to the Queensland Resources Council. Senator Lee Rhiannon said, “The revolving door between the political class and the mining and...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ripping more than half a billion dollars from funding for clean energy projects will hit Queensland  jobs and the state’s renewables sector hard, Senator Larissa Waters has said. “Ripping $500 million in grants for cutting edge renewable energy projects will be devastating for Queensland,”...

Larissa Waters

Friday, September 9, 2016