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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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Greens speak out against Newman’s G20 crackdown

14 Jul 2014

The Labor and Liberal parties have shown disregard for human rights by passing federal legislation to back up Campbell Newman’s draconian G20 laws, say Australian Greens Senators Penny Wright and Larissa Waters.

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Tony Abbott must put equal pay on the G20 agenda as a step toward rectifying his shameful track record on gender equality

14 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens support Oxfam’s calls today for equal pay to be on the G20 agenda, following the release of a report that shows it will take 75 years to achieve globally with current efforts.

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