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CSIRO climate science saves lives and money

22 February, 2016 - The Climate Council's report today shows CSIRO climate science, which faces cuts presided over by the Liberal Turnbull Government, helps fir...

The Turnbull government and Tax Policy - Who's in Charge?

22 February, 2016 - Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia—Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens) (16:47): Sometimes it is good to go third in these debates so t...

Greens support Palaszczuk's offer to care for asylum seekers

22 February, 2016 - 22/02/2016 The Queensland Greens have expressed support for the Premier's offer of support and assistance to asylum seekers currently in the...

Senate Supports Independent Inquiry into Tasmanian World Heritage Area Bushfires

22 February, 2016 - The Senate has today supported an independent inquiry into the fires in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The motion notes the d...

Strong digital encryption

22 February, 2016 - NOTICE OF MOTION 22 February 2016 I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that -  The Senate - 1. Notes; a. Strong digita...

Transparency about the NBN

22 February, 2016 - Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia-Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens) (12:11): I rise to support this amendment, although I suspect i...

Dutton’s ‘blackmail’, ‘self-harm’ comments a disgrace: Greens

22 February, 2016 - The Immigration Minister's claims that he is being held to ransom and blackmailed by a one-year-old girl are inexcusable, the Australian Gre...

Drilling in the Great Australian Bight will not go unchecked

22 February, 2016 - The Australian Greens welcome Senate support for their inquiry into proposed drilling off the Great Australian Bight. "BP must be held to ac...

Liberal and Labor vote to ignore waste dump community concerns

22 February, 2016 - The Labor and Liberal parties have voted together against a senate motion acknowledging the community opposition to each of the six location...

Labor & Liberals vote down Greens’ move to cut $2 ATM fees in Senate

22 February, 2016 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said he was disappointed that Labor had joined with the Liberals to vote against a move by ...

Senate calls for Government to address high rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids in out of home care

22 February, 2016 - Senator Siewert’s motion calling on the Government to address the unacceptably high rates of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care has bee...

Strong digital encryption

22 February, 2016 - NOTICE OF MOTION 22 February 2016 I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that -  The Senate - 1. Notes; a. Strong digita...

Transparency about the NBN

22 February, 2016 - Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia-Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens) (12:11): I rise to support this amendment, although I suspect i...

The Turnbull government and Tax Policy - Who's in Charge?

22 February, 2016 - Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia—Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens) (16:47): Sometimes it is good to go third in these debates so t...

Greens call for unity on long overdue voting reform

22 February, 2016 - The Greens have today welcomed news that a bill for Senate voting reform will be introduced into parliament this week, calling on opposition...