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Still time to do what the World Heritage Committee has asked on Reef instead of wasting it with lobbying

12 Dec 2014

The Abbott Government’s taskforce of diplomats, revealed today, set up to lobby other countries over the threat of an ‘In Danger’ listing for the Great Barrier Reef, is not what the Reef needs.


Great Barrier Reef needs action not lobbying to prevent ‘In Danger’ listing

09 Dec 2014

To save the Great Barrier Reef from an ‘In Danger’ listing, the Abbott Government needs to follow the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, instead of telling other countries to back off, as reported today.


Abbott Government fast-tracks Reef destruction

04 Dec 2014

The federal Environment Minister is only giving the public ten business days, starting today, to comment on the Newman Government's plan to dump the Abbot Point dredge sludge on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef coastline. 


Newman's cuts to community legal centres leave most vulnerable without a voice

04 Dec 2014

The Greens condemn the Newman Government's funding cuts to community legal centres for advocacy work. 


No Gender December - don't let old-fashioned stereotypes limit children's festive fun

02 Dec 2014

No Gender December, a new campaign to raise awareness about the gendered marketing of toys, is launching in time for the festive season.


Senator Larissa Waters comments on the Newman Government's ResourcesQ

28 Nov 2014

Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens mining spokesperson, comments on the Newman Government's ResourcesQ announcement today: 

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