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Greens Senator shines a light on western Victoria’s community campaign against unconventional gas in the federal Parliament

30 Oct 2014

Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens mining spokesperson, has raised the expansion of unconventional gas in western Victoria as a Matter of Public Importance in the federal Senate.

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Abbott Government decides dumping on Reef wetlands without environmental impact statement

29 Oct 2014

The federal Environment Minister is deciding whether dredge spoil can be dumped on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline without an environmental impact statement.

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Abbott Government’s “coal is good” mantra ignores science, economics and health impacts

28 Oct 2014

The Abbott Government is ignoring science, economic reality and global health impacts in its push to export coal through the Great Barrier Reef, as demonstrated in Question Time in the Senate today.          

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Academy of Science slams Great Barrier Reef 2050 Plan

28 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens welcome Australian Academy of Science’s strong warning today that the Abbott and Newman governments’ Reef 2050 Plan fails to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, comments on the Abbott Government’s one-stop shop, which is not included in today’s repeal day bill, despite the government’s rhetoric

22 Oct 2014

Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, comments on the Abbott Government’s one-stop shop, which is not included in today’s repeal day bill, despite the government’s rhetoric:

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Qld Environment Minister met with Deutsche Bank in Germany after bank ruled out financing Abbot Point

21 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens are calling on Queensland Environment Minister Powell to explain why he met with Deutsche Bank in Germany after the bank ruled out financing the Abbot Point coal port expansion.

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