Last Week's Media Releases

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Big parties’ failure to support domestic violence leave is abhorrent

27 May 2015

The Australian Greens have long called for domestic violence leave and are disappointed at the big parties' failure to back the ACTU's proposal.

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Labor must not allow Abbott’s slash and burn Renewable Energy Target

27 May 2015

The Australian Greens are calling on Labor to abandon its deal to cut the Renewable Energy Target, which was introduced to parliament today and allows for the burning of native forests.

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Abbott Government must not delay on ending the tampon tax

26 May 2015

The Australian Greens will keep up the pressure in the federal Parliament to make sure the tampon tax is removed, after Treasurer Hockey's commitment last night to raise this matter with the states. 

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says Shen Neng shipwreck clean-up is urgent but there’s no funding

26 May 2015

Questioning by the Australian Greens in Senate Estimates has exposed the urgent need to clean up the Shen Neng shipwreck in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Government must boost legal assistance to tackle family violence

21 May 2015

Federal cuts to legal assistance funding will undermine efforts to tackle domestic violence, say the Australian Greens.

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Australian Greens Deputy Leader Senator Larissa Waters comments on the Palaszczuk Government's announcement today that studies for the environmental impact statement for Abbot Point have begun:

19 May 2015

"Climate change is the biggest threat the Great Barrier Reef faces and exporting hundreds of mega tonnes of coal through the Reef itself will make it much worse.

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