Last Week's Media Releases

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Study into violence against women shows shocking extent of victim blaming in Australia and must be acted upon

17 Sep 2014

The findings of the latest National Community Attitudes Survey on Violence against women are shameful and must be acted upon, say the Australian Greens.

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Abbott and Newman Governments need to avert a Reef ‘In Danger’ downgrade through action, not secret lobbying

17 Sep 2014

Instead of wasting time with a secret trip to lobby the World Heritage Committee, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments should be following the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, say the Australian Greens.

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Abbott and Newman governments’ Reef Plan is plan for its demise from dredging, dumping and coal

15 Sep 2014

The draft Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, released today, does nothing to stop the onslaught of dredging and dumping already applied for along the Reef’s coast and the mass export of coal through the Reef to exacerbate climate change, say the Australian Greens.

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Greens welcome report showcasing importance of Reef-side wetlands threatened by Newman’s Abbot Point dumping plan

12 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Marine Conservation Society report out today about the Caley Valley wetlands which the Newman Government’s proposal for disposal of the Abbot Point dredge sludge could threaten.

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Newman Government sneaks through change to stop everyone, even landholders, from objecting to massive mining projects

12 Sep 2014

The Newman Government has removed the legal right for anyone to object to massive coal and uranium mines in Queensland on environmental grounds.

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Greens announce plan to keep women and children safe

12 Sep 2014

The Victorian Greens today announced their election commitment to keep women and children safe with a new Victorian Family Violence Action Plan, matched with $100 million in new annual funding to deliver more prevention programs, more crisis support services and better safety and support within the justice system. 

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