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Economic cost of domestic violence must be factored into MYEFO and budget

23 November, 2015 - The Australian Greens are calling on the Turnbull Government to factor the Our Watch report on the economic cost of violence against women, ...

VET funding overhaul needed

23 November, 2015 - Greens TAFE and training spokesperson Sam Hibbins says that state and federal governments need to work together to overhaul the broken VET f...

CHILDREN OUT BY CHRISTMAS

23 November, 2015 - Today the Greens are moving amendments to a government migration bill to free children from detention. Over recent weeks and months we have ...

Greens boost oversight of foreign owned land, water

23 November, 2015 - The Greens have secured an Australian-first register of foreign owned water entitlements, in agreeing to support government legislation that...

Planning for longer fire seasons urgent shows Climate Council report

23 November, 2015 - Wednesday, 18 November Following tragic fires in Western Australia and the Climate Council's report on bushfire preparedness, the Australian...

Greens slam company that lured job seekers into expensive VET courses

23 November, 2015 - The Australian Greens have called for a curbing of dodgy practises by for-profit VET providers. The Greens spokesperson on Higher Education,...

Senate votes to remove all children from detention by Christmas, enforce mandatory reporting of abuse

23 November, 2015 - The Senate has voted in support of Greens amendments to the Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill (No. 1), in a move to legislate the...

PBO analysis shows lifetime caps alone not enough to reform super: Greens

23 November, 2015 - Following reports that Treasury is considering placing a lifetime cap on voluntary super contributions advocated by various think tanks and ...

Turnbull government refuses to come clean about Carmichael coal mine pollution

23 November, 2015 - In response to Greens’ questioning, today Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull again refused to tell Parliament how much pollution the coal from ...

Greens announce RenewAustralia – a plan to power the new economy

22 November, 2015 - On the eve of global climate negotiations kicking off in Paris, the Australian Greens have today released their detailed plan ensure that by...

Greens announce RenewAustralia – a plan to power the new economy

22 November, 2015 - On the eve of global climate negotiations kicking off in Paris, the Australian Greens have today released their detailed plan ensure that by...

Greens announce RenewAustralia – a plan to power the new economy

22 November, 2015 - On the eve of global climate negotiations kicking off in Paris, the Australian Greens have today released their detailed plan ensure that by...

Fracking report doesn’t go far enough

20 November, 2015 - Friday, 20 November WA Greens spokesperson on Mines and Petroleum Robin Chapple MLC claims a report tabled yesterday into the unconventional...

Clive's Marriage Plan Not A Valid Solution

20 November, 2015 - The Australian Greens say that Clive Palmer's marriage equality plan will not solve discrimination. "This civil scheme would exist alongside...

Forest task force recommits to log native forests

20 November, 2015 - Greens forests spokesperson Samantha Dunn says it’s disappointing that the forest industry task force has committed to continue to source ti...