Last Week's Media Releases


Ipswich City Council’s transition from coal mining gives the city a competitive edge

26 Aug 2015

The Australian Greens congratulate Ipswich City Council for its economically and environmentally responsible decision to transition away from coal mining by not supporting new coal mines or expansions.   


Senator Waters on Treasurer Hockey’s comments on Brisbane radio today that the government is “working on” making Adani’s rail line to Abbot Point commercially viable:

24 Aug 2015

“The Abbott Government has failed to rule out pouring taxpayer money into Adani’s unviable project, which no bank will touch, through the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility.


Coal lobby’s ad campaign ignores the jobs it is killing

24 Aug 2015

The mining lobby's advertising blitz today neglects to mention the jobs it is killing in other industries and the carbon pollution it is threatening our very way of life with.

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Senator Waters comments on the government's own modelling showing Tony Abbott over-exaggerated the cost of climate action:

22 Aug 2015

"You can't trust Tony Abbott, especially when it comes to climate change," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens climate change spokesperson, said.


Abbott Government should adopt recommendations of tri-partisan domestic violence Senate Inquiry

20 Aug 2015

The Australian Greens welcome the tri-partisan support for the domestic violence Senate Inquiry recommendations, released this afternoon, however the recommendations do not go far enough to end this national emergency.

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