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CSIRO to face questions in Estimates on new report about potentially corrupting fracking industry influence

The Australian Greens will question the CSIRO in Senate Estimates today over revelations in the report released today revealing potential conflicts of interest relating to crucial climate, environmental and social research within the CSIRO’s industry-funded Gas Industry Social and Environmental Research Alliance (GISERA). 

Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and resources spokesperson said:

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Greens help small businesses flourish

The Australian Greens launched a plan to help Queensland's small businesses flourish at a locally owned Brisbane florist today.

"The Greens are proposing a company tax rate cut from 30% to 28% for companies with turnovers of less than $2 million dollars, changes to depreciation write-offs and strengthening the role of the national Small Business Commissioner," Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters said.

"In Queensland there are more than 400 000 small businesses which will benefit from our plan.

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