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Abbott Government must revoke Abbot Point dumping approval which even proponent doesn’t want

02 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens are calling for the Abbott Government to revoke its approval to dump dredge sludge in the Great Barrier Reef for the Abbot Point coal port, following reports the proponent is considering onshore disposal.

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Senate could stop Tony Abbott’s one-stop shop of environmental destruction

01 Sep 2014

The Abbott Government's legislation to hand federal environmental approval powers to state governments is scheduled for debate in the Senate today.

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Greens welcome Minister Andrews’ cancellation of plans to open World Congress of Families conference

29 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens welcome Minister Andrews’ decision not to open the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne tomorrow.

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Senate passes Greens’ motion calling on politicians to boycott the World Congress of Families

28 Aug 2014

The Australian Senate has passed a Greens’ motion calling on politicians to boycott the World Congress of Families conference in Melbourne on Saturday, including Social Services Minister, Kevin Andrews, who plans to open the conference.

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Greens’ Senate motion to expose whether Minister Hunt’s ‘line in the sand’ on Reef dumping is worthless

27 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens will put a motion to the Senate today to establish what the Environment  Minister meant when he said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’ on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef.

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PUP set to deliver Tony Abbott’s one-stop shop of environmental destruction

26 Aug 2014

The Palmer United Party looks set to allow the Abbott Government to gut national environment protection.

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