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Janet Rice

Monday, October 23, 2017

Senator RICE: I want to talk about the discussion paper that was released in September about the proposed changes to the curfew at Essendon Airport. Can you tell us what precipitated these proposed changes? Ms Spence: There'd been representations from Essendon Airport, and we had also been...

Janet Rice

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Greens have today successfully amended the Government’s Liquid Fuel Emergency Bill to call on the Government to reduce Australia’s oil consumption. Part of Australia’s international obligations under the International Energy Agency is to ensure we have 90 days worth of liquid fuel stocks....

Richard Di Natale

Sunday, April 22, 2018



The Australian Greens will today launch their '5-Point Plan to End Cruelty and Expand Jobs' that would quickly transition the live sheep export trade to a boxed, chilled meat trade processed locally. The plan has the backing of the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union (AMIEU). 

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Adam Bandt

Friday, April 20, 2018

Abbott-friendly NEG is a dog: Greens Greens energy and climate change spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that as Tony Abbott starts tweeting in support of the NEG, Labor should toughen up and demand better of the Federal government than this dog of a policy. “The NEG is a dog,” said Mr Bandt.  “...

Adam Bandt

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Greens ready to block NEG. Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that the more detail that emerges about the NEG, the worse the framework becomes. With each new revelation, it becomes increasingly difficult to see how the NEG is anything but a policy designed to...

Sam Hibbins

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Victorian Greens have announced the first step in transforming Melbourne’s outdated train lines into a reliable, high capacity world class metro system.The Greens plan includes rail extensions to Melton and Clyde, an interchange with South Yarra Station and station upgrades at South Kensington...

Richard Di Natale

Monday, April 16, 2018

Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale will today announce the party’s plan to legalise cannabis for adult use. Dr Di Natale said our current approach to drugs in this country is an unmitigated disaster and that it is time for real reform. “The war on drugs has failed. Governments around the world are...

Richard Di Natale

Saturday, April 14, 2018

  The Australian Greens today expressed grave concern over the decision of the US, UK and French Governments to launch strikes against targets in Syria. Greens Leader Senator Richard Di Natale reiterated the Greens' call for the Australian Government to rethink the US alliance.  “The violence and...

Janet Rice

Thursday, April 12, 2018

In the wake of the shocking, cruel deaths of 2800 sheep exported from Perth on the Awassi Express, the Greens are calling on the Turnbull government to withdraw permission for the ship to load the current flock of sheep in Fremantle, and for the live sheep trade to be wound up. “Agriculture...