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Janet Rice

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Turnbull Government needs to get its house in order and drive Australia’s electric vehicle future, or risk being left behind the rest of the world, say the Australian Greens. “Australia is a global laggard when it comes to low-pollution transport, and it’s time for real action to drive the...

Richard Di Natale

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Senator Richard Di Natale, leader of the Australian Greens and Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs, said the Australian Greens remain deeply concerned at the recent crackdown on dissent in Iran, with official reports of at least 22 protesters killed and more than 1,000 Iranians detained. “As a State...

Adam Bandt

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Climate policy travesty as pollution continues to rise Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed the government’s climate review, released today, as a piece of propaganda designed to justify the government’s failed policies. The data and the policy review released...

Adam Bandt

Monday, December 18, 2017

RET cutting power bills, but ALP + Libs cutting RET: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that the AEMC’s 2017 Residential Electricity Price Trends report shows that new renewable energy generation – driven by the Renewable Energy Target (RET) –  is expected...

Richard Di Natale

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Turnbull Government's end-of-year mini budget is mean-spirited, wringing savings out of young people, struggling families and newly arrived migrants in order to keep funding tax cuts to their wealthy mates from the big end of town. “The Turnbull Government has got just that little bit meaner...

Adam Bandt

Monday, December 11, 2017

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Adam Bandt

Monday, December 11, 2017

Sick and disturbing that emissions continue to rise: Bandt In response to reports that Australia’s emissions over the past year are rising, with projections that our transport emissions could be the highest on record, Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today expressed his...

Adam Bandt

Friday, December 8, 2017

High Court ruling means right to strike at risk Greens industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that the judgement handed down by the High Court in the case between ESSO and the AWU has highlighted the flaws in the Fair Work Act which must be fixed. “As wages flatline and penalty...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Adam Bandt

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Greens call on ALP to back family and domestic violence bill Greens spokesperson for employment Adam Bandt MP today welcomed Labor’s announcement to match Greens policy to legislate for 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave, but said instead of waiting till the next election, Bill...