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Report into Landcare funding shows continued concern around the organisation’s sustainability

26 Mar 2015

A Senate inquiry report looking into the funding and organisational structure needed to ensure the sustainability of Landcare was last night tabled in the Senate. Greens spokesperson on Agriculture, Senator Rachel Siewert, was on the committee for the inquiry; she today emphasised how important it is that the report be considered for the future of Landcare and natural resource management.

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WHO finding on Roundup should spark review

26 Mar 2015

Australian Greens spokesperson on health, Dr Richard Di Natale, and Greens spokesperson on agriculture, Senator Rachel Siewert, today responded to a finding from the World Health Organisation that glyphosate, the principle compound in Roundup ‘probably’ causes cancer.

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Labor fails to back Senate condemnation of punitive healthy welfare card

24 Mar 2015

Despite opposing the forced closure of remote communities in WA, Labor has failed to support Senator Siewert’s motion calling on the Government to abandon the healthy welfare card which could significantly impact those same communities.

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