Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens mining spokesperson, comments on the Newman Government's ResourcesQ announcement today:
Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt has given notice of a private member's bill allowing employers to boost superannuation payments to women employees.
The Newman Government’s Port Bill allows open slather for dredging, dumping and port expansion in four areas of the Great Barrier Reef and doesn’t stop any dredging in the Reef that has already been applied for.
The Newman Government’s legislation, expected to pass today, letting big mining companies use up billions of litres of water without a licence rips off Queenslanders and the environment.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency reporting data out today shows why the Abbott Government must abandon its plans to water down requirements for employers to report this data.
“Before the election, Tony Abbott said there would be no cuts to the ABC and now we’re losing the Gladstone ABC office and locally based staff.
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