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Adam Bandt

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Greens call for Royal Commission into Underpayment of Penalty Rates and Other Wage Theft Following the release of a Senate Inquiry into penalty rates, Greens spokesperson for industrial relations Adam Bandt MP today announced that the Greens are calling for a Royal Commission to fully investigate...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Australian Greens say that the update from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing that 57.5% of votes have been returned in the marriage equality postal survey is heartening, but they will not take anything for granted and will continue campaigning for a ‘yes’ win. “It’s a good sign that...

Adam Bandt

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Liddell out, renewables in: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that AGL’s proposed solution to replace Liddell’s energy demonstrates, beyond doubt, that there’s no reason for Liddell to stay open. “Liddell is a decrepit old clunker and Malcolm Turnbull...

Sam Hibbins

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Greens MP Sam Hibbins says Richmond supporters angry to have missed out on Grand Final tickets can blame Labor and Liberal politicians for voting to preserve the current unfair ticketing scheme.This year just 17,000 Richmond members will have the chance to see Richmond win their first premiership...

Friday, September 22, 2017

Victorian Greens health spokesperson Colleen Hartland has welcomed news that the ACT Government will allow pill testing at the Spilt Milk festival in Canberra this November.“I am so pleased to see the ACT Government is listening to the experts and acknowledging the evidence that pill testing saves...

Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Eastern Metropolitan Greens MP Samantha Dunn has called on the Andrews Government to immediately address concerns about bus safety on the Doncaster Area Rapid Transit system.“TransDev has been busted operating unsafe buses. It is unacceptable that some of these buses have been operating at speeds...

Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Eastern Metropolitan MP Samantha Dunn has defended a group of residents that has been reported to the police by the North East Link Authority for raising awareness about the toll road."The Andrews Government has shown it does not care for the views of locals when it tries to ram through yet another...

Samantha Dunn

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Greens MP for Eastern Metropolitan Samantha Dunn has called on the Andrews Government to limit the height of the proposed development at the Ivanhoe shopping centre precinct."Local residents are concerned that the existing discretionary height controls will allow tall buildings which will be...

Adam Bandt

Monday, September 18, 2017

Greens open to Garnaut energy plan: Bandt Australian Greens climate and energy spokesperson said the Greens were open to considering Ross Garnaut’s alternative energy plan if it was linked with the reregulation of power prices. “Ross Garnaut is correct when he says that we need strong climate...