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Abbott Government approves Australia’s biggest coal mine to cook the planet and ruin the Reef

28 Jul 2014

The Abbott Government’s approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin, to export through the Great Barrier Reef, is an environmental and climate disaster.

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Greens will work for multi-partisan action on pregnancy discrimination at work

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens welcome the Human Rights Commission's Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released today, and will seek discussions on implementing the recommendations with other political parties.

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New study shows dredging and dumping doubles coral reef disease – Abbot Point must be stopped

17 Jul 2014

Environment Minister Hunt must revoke his approval of the Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, given new research by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies out today that shows dredging doubles the frequency of coral disease.

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Senate passes Greens motion condemning Wicked Campers’ promotion of sexual violence against women

16 Jul 2014

The Senate has unanimously passed a Greens’ motion condemning the sexist, misogynistic and racist slogans that Wicked Campers have on their hire vans.

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Greens call out Wicked Campers’ promotion of sexual violence against women

16 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens have put a motion to the Senate to condemn the sexist, misogynistic and racist slogans that Wicked Campers have on their hire vans.

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Abbott Government entrenches gender inequality of superannuation

15 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens have moved a second reading amendment to the mining tax repeal bill in the Senate to oppose the Abbott Government’s abolition of the Low Income Super Contribution, which will disproportionately impact women.

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