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Richard Di Natale

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Australian Greens are urging everyone, particularly young people, to check that their enrolment details are up-to-date or to quickly get themselves on the roll so they have the choice of voting in a postal plebiscite on marriage equality if one goes ahead, said Australian Greens leader Dr...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Greens motion has succeeded in the Senate which forces the production of documents regarding the postal plebiscite. This order compels the government to divulge the details and legal advice relied on in making their decision to proceed with postal plebiscite.   The Senate motion has decreed that...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Australian Greens transport spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, has said that Transurban’s record profit released yesterday, with a $187 million surge in one year, shows that they have been given too good a deal by the federal and state governments, at the expense of the toll-paying public.   “...

Janet Rice

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Australian Greens LGBTIQ spokesperson Senator Janet Rice has lodged a notice of motion in the Senate requesting documents that lay out the advice the government has used to arrive at the postal plebiscite plan. “Like many Australians today, we have many questions about the Government’s ludicrous...

Janet Rice

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Australian Greens are urging the federal government to assist universities in implementing the recommendations from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on sexual assault and harassment on university campuses. The report shows LGBTIQ students experience much higher rates of assault...