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Abbott Government in wilful denial on Reef threats while world expresses concern

21 Nov 2014

The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is under threat, say the Australian Greens.

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Future Fund lacks central strategy for assessing carbon risk

20 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens today questioned Future Fund Chair Peter Costello about fossil fuel divestment in Senate Estimates


Abbott Government refuses to rule out federal funding for Galilee Basin mines, ports and railways

18 Nov 2014

In the Senate today the Abbott Government refused to rule out federal funding for Galilee Basin coal mines, ports and railways, by denying a vote on a Greens’ motion.


Effective, equal support needed for older jobseekers

18 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Government needs to work to address possible flaws in its Restart program and expand its approach to genuinely help older jobseekers into work.


Queenslanders won’t let Newman give away our public wealth to the big mining companies to destroy the Reef

17 Nov 2014

At the state election, Queenslanders will not allow Campbell Newman’s plan, reported today, to sell off our public assets and give the proceeds to big mining companies to destroy our Great Barrier Reef and climate. 

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Qld Senate Inquiry shows Newman Government trampling over communities protecting environment

13 Nov 2014

The first hearing of the Queensland Senate Inquiry on the Gold Coast today shows why Tony Abbott’s plan to hand federal environmental approval powers to the Newman Government would be a disaster.

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