The Senate has supported a Greens motion calling on the Government to address coral bleaching and reinstate our world leading system of marine parks.
The Australian Greens have welcomed KPMG's calls to increase Newstart, the rate of payment is totally inadequate and is a barrier to people entering work.
The Government’s obsession with punishing vulnerable Australian’s continues today with news that income support recipients will be targeted to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, which has already been funded.
“It is unsurprising that the person who helped advise the Government on the unfair cashless welfare card would try and promote it in their capacity as liberal candidate for Burt”, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.
The Greens say today will be a tough day for income support recipients in Kununurra and Wyndham, with the cashless welfare card trial beginning today despite community opposition.
With increasing evidence that coral bleaching is occurring off the coast of the Kimberley Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert is calling on the Government to urgently reinstate marine parks.
With bills to enact the Government's budget cuts to income support and social security before the Senate this week, we are closer than ever to Tony Abbott's cruel agenda becoming a reality.
Authorised by Rachel Siewert, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT 2600
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