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Disability Support Pension changes will entrench poverty

20 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens have responded with anger to Minister Kevin Andrews comments that he will implement a disability crackdown.

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Government must address poverty concerns ahead of pension changes

19 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today the government must address unemployment and poverty levels amongst older Australians before making changes to the aged pension.

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Pension cuts could heap more pressure on an uncertain not-for-profit sector

16 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today that potential changes to the aged pension could increase pressure on an already struggling community sector.

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Investments in community programs vital to address suicide rates

15 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens are calling on the Federal Government to support community driven and delivered programs to address self harm and youth suicide, saying that funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical and mental health services must be protected from cuts in the upcoming budget.

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Government breaks the trust of older Australians

15 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Tony Abbott and his Government are breaking the trust of older Australians with the mooted changes to the aged pension in the coming budget.

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New evidence on climate change shows fish species are increasingly vulnerable

14 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new research linking the increased presence of C02 in our oceans to changes in the behaviour of fish species shows the widespread threat of climate change to the marine environment, sustainable industries and food security.

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