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Janet Rice

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Australian Greens transport spokesperson Senator Janet Rice will host a Ride2Work Day meet-up at Parliament House, with the Cycling Promotion Foundation. This year marks the 25th Ride2Work Day. Senator Rice established the first Ride2Work Day program in 1993 in her role with Bicycle Network. More...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Greens are standing up for farmers against the predatory behaviours of multinational corporations who are hanging canegrowers out to dry, says Senator Janet Rice, Greens spokesperson for agriculture and rural affairs. “This is about fairness – ensuring farmers have access to protections that...

Adam Bandt

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Turnbull has capitulated to climate terrorists to wreck our climate: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Malcolm Turnbull’s capitulation to Tony Abbott is finally complete. “Yet again, Tony Abbott has emerged victorious on climate change policy,” said...

Adam Bandt

Monday, October 16, 2017

Greens climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the ACCC report has confirmed that power prices are going through the roof because big companies are gaming the electricity system, not because of renewable energy. “The consumer watchdog has belled the cat. Power prices are going...

Richard Di Natale

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Australian Greens Leader, Dr Richard Di Natale has welcomed the announcement of Dr Samantha Ratnam as the new leader of the Victorian Greens. Samantha was announced as leader in Melbourne today, with Nina Springle selected as her deputy. “Samantha is an outstanding community leader and has...

Adam Bandt

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Penalty Rates decision shows labour laws broken and parliament must now override cuts: Bandt  Our labour laws are broken if they allow cuts to the wages of low paid workers and Parliament must now step in and back the Greens' move to override cuts to penalty rates, Greens workplace relations...

Adam Bandt

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Abbott a dangerous fool who still runs the show: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Tony Abbott is a dangerous fool who could be simply ignored were it not for his ability to dictate Malcolm Turnbull's climate policy. “Tony Abbott is a dangerous fool...

Sue Pennicuik

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

"The annual report of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation reveals that this year’s F1 grand prix cost an incredible $97.2 million to stage, but only managed to raise $32m in ticket sales and $8m from ‘other sources’, leaving taxpayers to cover the $57.12 million shortfall, Greens MP for the...

Adam Bandt

Monday, October 9, 2017

Waxing lyrical about cheap renewables isn’t a national plan: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed speculation that the Turnbull government is backing away from the Clean Energy Target, saying that while the cost of renewables is falling, a coherent...

Adam Bandt

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Australian Greens have announced a new policy for a 20 GW national energy storage target and incentives for households and business to invest in energy storage.  The policy was launched in Adelaide by Deputy Leader and spokesperson on climate and energy, Adam Bandt MP and Senator for South...