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Sue Pennicuik

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Greens MP and Industrial Relations spokesperson Sue Pennicuik has expressed concern at plans by Fairfax Media to axe up to 50 journalist jobs at the Age. “I understand that Fairfax is proposing to retrench between 15% - 20% of the Age’s journalists. An important public function of...

Sue Pennicuik

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Greens MP Sue Pennicuik says that the latest PoMC quarterly report has indicated that water quality control limits were exceeded on a number of occasions over the last three months. In addition water-quality testing by ACFs Bay Monitor has confirmed that the plume from the dredger has spread...

Sue Pennicuik

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The Report of the Select Committee on Public Land Development, which was tabled in state parliament today calls for broad reform of how public land and open space in metropolitan areas and regional centres is protected, and for more open processes around the proposed development, transfer or sale...

Sue Pennicuik

Thursday, September 25, 2008

"This week, the Burmese people mark another sad anniversary in their long struggle for freedom and democracy," Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik said today. "This time last year, hundreds of thousands of monks, nuns, and citizens participated in protests across Burma, which came to be known...

Sue Pennicuik

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

"Completion of 40% of the channel deepening project in Port Phillip Bay is no cause for celebration", said Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik today. "Minister Pallas may be congratulating himself that 40 per cent of the project is complete and dredging at the Entrance to Port Phillip Bay is...

Sue Pennicuik

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik said today that "World Farm Animals Day (WFAD), which is part of World Animals Week is a time for all of us to think about the exploitation and daily suffering of billions of animals in the world’s factory farms and slaughterhouses." "Animals in...

Sue Pennicuik

Friday, October 3, 2008

Greens MP, Sue Pennicuik said today that Australians need to be more aware of the impact of livestock agriculture on greenhouse gas pollution. The final report of the Garnaut Climate Change Review states that, ‘livestock emissions from enteric fermentation play a large role in the emissions...

Sue Pennicuik

Monday, September 1, 2008

Multi-million cost of carbon pollution from logging in East Gippsland and Southeast forests Greens MPs send invoice to Eden Chipmill Following a visit yesterday to Eden Chipmill Greens MPs from Victoria, NSW and ACT have forwarded to the mill's general manager an invoice for the estimated cost of...

Sue Pennicuik

Monday, August 11, 2008

Greens MP for the Southern Metropolitan Region, Sue Pennicuik said today that "News that the Port Phillip Council has endorsed a supposedly revised development plan for the St Kilda Triangle site is just more spin, smoke and mirrors". "The revised development plan remains essentially...

Colleen Hartland

Monday, August 20, 2007

The Greens support the Victorian Premier's move to refer decriminalisation of abortion to the Victorian Law Reform Commission. "I welcome the Premier's move", said Colleen Hartland "The law on abortion has never been debated in the Victorian Parliament*. The current laws were...