Last Week's Media Releases


Abbot Point approval was based on politics not science and Minister Hunt must revoke it then resign

19 Aug 2014

Following revelations on Four Corners tonight, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. 


Newman Government allows big donor to dredge up Reef

18 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens are alarmed by a report today that a former coal baron was allowed to dredge in the Great Barrier Reef after donating $150 000 to the Queensland LNP a week before.

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Newman Government’s uranium push threatens economy, health, environment and ultimately the Great Barrier Reef

01 Aug 2014

The Newman Government’s new framework for uranium mining makes no economic or environmental sense and threatens the health of Queenslanders.


Newman says thanks but no thanks to community consultation

31 Jul 2014

The Newman Government’s 30-year plan, released today, ignores the results of the government’s own public consultation, supposedly used to develop the plan.


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.


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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