Today's Media Releases


Greens to oppose disallowance of mushroom, mango and onion levy changes

21 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens have announced that they will oppose moves to disallow increases and amendments to the levies paid by mushroom, mango and onion growers when the matter comes before the Senate next week.

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Senate Committee begins public scrutiny of Abbott's budget cuts

20 Aug 2014

The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee will today begin two days of public hearings into the legislation enacting the Government's budget cuts to our income support system and payments.

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Forrest wish-list overlooks action needed to end disadvantage

01 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Forrest review is more a wish list of a multi-millionaire than an evidenced-based analysis of the action needed to overcome disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 


Greens call on Government to reject Forrest recommendations

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Andrew Forrest's proposals for reforming the nation's income support system are punitive, will disempower people, entrench disadvantage and should be rejected immediately by Government.


Work for the dole expansion has no justification

31 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new information from the Department of Employment shows the Government is expanding Work for the Dole without justification.


Government can’t ‘push the reset button’ on gains made by Remote Service Delivery

30 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Government shouldn't be using the Evaluation of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery to justify their new Indigenous Advancement Strategy and recent budget cuts.

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