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Cockburn Cement emissions kept secret

Tuesday, 24th April 2018

Data on emissions from the coal-powered Cockburn Cement facility in Munster have been kept a secret from the public despite persistent community backlash by residents against unacceptable pollution.

Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’

Friday, 20th April 2018

The Greens (WA) have slammed the Premier over the Labor Government’s decision to allow two new industrial projects on the Burrup Peninsula.

Inquiry into drug testing income support recipients draws more condemnation from experts

Inquiry into drug testing income support recipients draws more condemnation from experts

Drug testing people on welfare is wrong

Greens back Public Health Association warning on dangerous gun lobby plan

Greens back Public Health Association warning on dangerous gun lobby plan

Greens gun control spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has backed a letter sent by the Public Health Association of Australia urging Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to stand up to the gun lobby’s attempts to weaken Australian firearms policy.

Truth to Power, Greens MP Sylvia Hale vindicated for 2009 question to Ron Medich

In 2009 Greens MP Sylvia Hale was attacked by other MPs and attempts were made to silence her when she used a Parliamentary inquiry to ask now convicted murderer Ron Medich if he had any involvement in the killing of Michael McGurk.

Light Rail Debacle Shows Need for Parliamentary Oversight

Greens MP and Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the CBD and South East Light Rail a debacle following reports that the completion date of the light rail has blown out by a year. The NSW Government is also being sued by construction company Acciona for misleading conduct.

Dr. Faruqi said:

Greens' plan to transition live sheep export industry to local processing backed by meat workers union

Personal information of income support recipients at risk with private company: Greens

Personal information of income support recipients at risk with private company: Greens

Students must not foot the bill for rorting private VET sector

Students must not foot the bill for rorting private VET sector

Greens' plan to transition live sheep export industry to local processing backed by meat workers union

Greens' plan to transition live sheep export industry to local processing backed by meat workers union

Charging interest on income support debts a sledgehammer approach: Greens

Charging interest on income support debts a sledgehammer approach: Greens

NEG negotiations yet to address key issues: ACT

Shane Rattenbury, MLA

Ahead of today’s Energy Council meeting, the ACT has again reiterated serious concerns about the 'National Energy Guarantee' (NEG) and called for serious changes to ensure a deal can be done.

“It would be irresponsible for states and territories to sign on to this deal as it currently stands. Significant changes will need to be made to make this policy work,” Mr Rattenbury said.

Morrison adopts majority of Greens 2016 banking policy