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Richard Di Natale

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

It’s been an odd day today... one that really goes to the question of what sort of society we want to live in. It’s to do with drugs, and how we face up to addiction and dependency in our community. I spent the morning at the RecLink Grand Final in St Kilda, with two teams of players who have faced...

Richard Di Natale

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

“Australia has never undertaken a serious national discussion that would enable us - and our governments - to acknowledge the history of what has happened and its contemporary consequences. “This is a conversation we need to have - it’s long past time. It is about recognising the reality of our...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale and Victorian Greens Senator Janet Rice have written to Victorian councils across the state, offering to preside over citizenship ceremonies for any council that supports changing the date for Australia Day and has their capacity to hold citizenship...

Richard Di Natale

Friday, August 18, 2017

After months of community consultation, a Senate Inquiry into Strengthening Multiculturalism, has made 13 strong recommendations that will lead to a more inclusive Australia, says the Committee’s Chair, Australian Greens Leader Dr Richard Di Natale. “Australia is a proud multicultural nation. It’s...

Janet Rice

Friday, August 18, 2017

The announcement today to renew the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) in Tasmania for another 20 years demonstrates just how short-sighted and irresponsible state and federal governments around the country are, say the Australian Greens. “Regional Forest Agreements must be scrapped,” said Senator...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Greens have today given notice of their intention to introduce a bill to repeal the Regional Forest Agreements Act, ahead of the imminent expiry of the 20-year Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs), starting with the Tasmanian RFA which is due to expire this year. The Greens want to scrap these...