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ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

23 May 2015

ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

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Increased checks for contaminated berries is a step in the right direction but more must be done

21 May 2015

Australian Greens spokesperson on Agriculture Senator Rachel Siewert said today that increased checks on imported berries are welcome but more must be done to strengthen the response to potentially contaminated products entering the country.

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Greens: Nearly half of calls to Centrelink unanswered must be resolved

20 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today that a huge shakeup of the Centrelink phone service is needed after the number of unanswered calls last year exceeded the entire number of people living in Australia.

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Prime Minister must stop dehumanising our most vulnerable and offer proper solutions to unemployment in Australia

20 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has labelled Tony Abbott’s comments about unemployed people as dehumanising, saying ‘this is yet another completely insensitive remark from the Prime Minister about people the Prime Minister cannot empathise with and does not understand.

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Greens: Findings on the NDIS rollout by Citizens Jury must be considered moving forward

19 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has welcomed the launch of the Citizen’s Jury Scorecard which assessed the rollouts of the NDIS trials across the country from the perspective of people with disability accessing the service.

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Greens: Minister Scullion must provide list of service providers defunded under the IAS

18 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today that Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion should immediately fund the Djarindjin safe house and come clean on gaps in services across the country under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) following news that the women’s domestic violence shelter on the Dampier Peninsula has not been funded.

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