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NAIF a slush fund for LNP pet projects like Adani

The ANAO report released today has confirmed the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility is a politically motivated waste of taxpayers money designed to funnel cash into projects like the Adani coal mine, the Greens say.

Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters said the ANAO has found the NAIF lacks transparency and has made inconsistent decisions.

"The Greens have said NAIF was opaque from the word go. It has been a political exercise to appease the Nationals, rather than actually meeting the needs of northern Australians," she said.

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Greens call for next step in Brisbane’s clean transport future – the Brisbane Subway

The Greens are calling on the old parties to commit before the election to Brisbane's clean transport future beyond the north-south Cross River Rail by progressing an east-west Brisbane Subway.

Greens Senator for Queensland, Larissa Waters, said Brisbane was expected to grow rapidly over the next 15 years and we needed to plan now for that growth with high-quality public transport.

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Greens call on old parties to match announcement of $2 billion for Cross River Rail

The Greens today announced $2 billion over four years for Cross River Rail to boost public transport services across South East Queensland and are calling on the old parties to match their commitment.  

Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, said it was time for the old parties to make election announcements on Cross River Rail that provided dedicated funding.

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Greens launch vision for world-class public transport network

The Greens today launched a plan to revolutionise Queensland’s public transport system, with lower fares and a concession for Newstart recipients.

Australian Greens leader, Senator Christine Milne, in Brisbane for the launch, said:

“Queensland needs a government that will invest in a world-class public transport network.

“Queenslanders are paying among the highest public transport fares in the world and this is the only state in the country where Newstart recipients do not receive a concession.

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Greens launch vision for world-class public transport network

The Greens today launched a plan to revolutionise Queensland’s public transport system, with lower fares and a concession for Newstart recipients.

Australian Greens leader, Senator Christine Milne, in Brisbane for the launch, said:

“Queensland needs a government that will invest in a world-class public transport network.

“Queenslanders are paying among the highest public transport fares in the world and this is the only state in the country where Newstart recipients do not receive a concession.

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Greens launch vision for world-class public transport network

The Greens today launched a plan to revolutionise Queensland’s public transport system, with lower fares and a concession for Newstart recipients.

Australian Greens leader, Senator Christine Milne, in Brisbane for the launch, said:

“Queensland needs a government that will invest in a world-class public transport network.

“Queenslanders are paying among the highest public transport fares in the world and this is the only state in the country where Newstart recipients do not receive a concession.

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