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Sue Pennicuik

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Government’s decision to announce Animal Welfare Victoria comes as Labor faces a challenge from the Greens in next month’s Northcote by-election, where the preferences of the Animal Justice Party are expected to be influential.“Victorians know that Labor will continue to allow and promote duck...

Richard Di Natale

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale today released draft laws aimed at protecting multiculturalism in Australia. Speaking at the Migration Institute of Australia’s national conference, Di Natale released a draft copy of the Australian Multicultural Bill 2017, which enacts one of...

Adam Bandt

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

International climate change conference in Bonn has barely begun, but Australia has already been crowned ‘fossil of the day’ Ahead of his visit to Bonn, Germany, for the UNFCCC climate change conference, Greens spokesperson for climate change and energy Adam Bandt MP provides the following comment...

Colleen Hartland

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Greens health spokesperson Colleen Hartland says a supervised injecting centre in Richmond is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to reduce the harm caused by drug addiction.“After this trial, I want to make sure that this becomes the first of a number of supervised injecting...

Richard Di Natale

Friday, October 27, 2017

Australian Greens Leader, Dr Richard Di Natale, has commended former Senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam for their integrity following today’s High Court ruling on MPs citizenship. “Larissa and Scott have acted honestly and with full accountability to the Australian people throughout this...

Adam Bandt

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

AWU raids are a dark day for democracy: Bandt Greens industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that the AWU raids mark a dark day for democracy and the rule of law. The Greens opposed the establishment of the Registered Organisations Commission and continue to call for a national...

Adam Bandt

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Turnbull helps Vales Point coal barons cash in while planet burns: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today responded to the alarming revelations that after being sold for $1 million in 2015 after a slated 2021 closure date, Vales Point has now been revalued at $730...

Sue Pennicuik

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Andrews government’s re-announced plan to develop an animal action plan and a review of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act are simply hollow if the Andrews government continues to allow duck shooting, jumps racing, greyhound racing, battery hens and sow stalls in Victoria, Greens animal...

Adam Bandt

Thursday, October 19, 2017

New low for Labor if they sign up to a plan that suppresses renewables: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today warned Labor against signing up to a plan that is worse for renewables than doing nothing.  By comparing the analysis conducted by Alan Finkel in the ...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Greens have secured an inquiry into the mining and fossil fuel industry’s water use, and how the mining and fossil fuel industry have ever been allowed to take unlimited amounts of ground water. “It is extremely concerning that in Australia, the driest continent on earth, we have the Queensland...