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Expressions of interest open for ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing

5 March, 2021 - The Assistant Minister for Seniors, Veterans, Families and Community Services, Minister Emma Davidson, has today opened Expressions of Interest ...

Creating an underclass of gig workers

5 March, 2021 - The leaked NSW Cabinet proposal to create a cut-rate workers compensation scheme for gig economy workers threatens to create a permanent undercl...

Wahluu reprieve a win for First Nations Heritage

5 March, 2021 - The announcement today of an urgent order protecting Wahluu (also known as Mount Panorama) is a major win for the campaign by Traditional Owners...

NSW Nationals in the pocket of big Corporations over GMO

5 March, 2021 - NSW Greens Agriculture Spokesperson and Member for Ballina Tamara Smith MP has condemned the Nationals Agriculture Minister Adam Marshall for li...

New coal-fired power station licences fail to limit greenhouse gas emissions or protect the community

5 March, 2021 - The Victorian Government’s decision today to allow our state’s three coal power stations to continue producing current levels of greenhouse gas ...

VicRoads privatisation will put the interests of private profit over public good

5 March, 2021 - The Greens have slammed the Victorian Labor Government's decision to partly privatise VicRoads, and have said it will put the interests of priva...

Greens renew call for Drug Law Reform

4 March, 2021 - The Australian Laywer’s Alliance "Doing More Harm Than Good: The need for a health-focused approach to drug use" report clearly shows that a nat...

Inquiry only way to clear cloud over A-G: Greens

4 March, 2021 - Leader of the Australian Greens Adam Bandt MP has strengthened calls for an independent inquiry into allegations against Christian Porter, sayin...

Improving renters’ rights in share houses and occupancy agreements

4 March, 2021 - Tenants have a greater assurance of their rights in share houses and occupancy agreements under a set of new reforms that came into effect this ...

Government would provide permanent housing for Victorians facing homelessness, under Greens bill

4 March, 2021 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed a parliamentary report into homelessness and say it highlights a broken system that has neglected the most ma...

Statement from Senator Sarah Hanson-Young on Full Federal Court decision

3 March, 2021 - I welcome the decision of the Full Federal Court in dismissing Mr Leyonjhelm’s appeal of the outcome of my defamation case against him for what ...

Anti-Chinese Racism A National Concern

3 March, 2021 - Australian Greens Anti-racism spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has expressed her serious concerns about a Lowy Institute survey which found t...

Christian Porter must stand down pending an independent inquiry

3 March, 2021 - The Attorney General must stand down and there must be an independent inquiry into the rape allegations, otherwise there will be a chilling effe...

Aged Care work must start today 

2 March, 2021 - The Greens say that the Aged Care system is fundamentally broken and there needs to be a sense of urgency in fixing it. "The Royal Commissioners...

Billions in aged care profits must go to care instead

2 March, 2021 - Greens Leader Adam Bandt says the first stop for funding needed improvements to aged care in the wake of the Royal Commission, should be to take...