Today's Media Releases


Greens support the Redfern Statement and call on genuine efforts to Close the Gap in 45th Parliament

30 Aug 2016

Senator Rachel Siewert has announced the Australian Greens commitment to the Redfern Statement, which sets out a plan for addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage in the 45th Parliament.

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Greens will oppose cuts to Newstart in the budget

29 Aug 2016

The Turnbull Government should abandon cuts to income support and keep the clean energy supplement before Parliament resumes tomorrow, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Greens join peak welfare bodies in opposing energy supplement cut

22 Aug 2016

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has welcomed a joint letter from peak welfare organisations opposing the Government’s cut to the energy supplement.


Royal Commission into youth detention should be national: Greens

19 Aug 2016

The latest report of alleged abuse in a Queensland youth detention facility demonstrate that the Royal Commission into such abuse should be national, with evidence of alleged abuse in other states deserving of investigation, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.  


Greens welcome ACTU commitment to mobilise against CDP

16 Aug 2016

The ACTU’s commitment today to mobilise against the Government’s discriminatory Community Development Program has been welcomed by the Australian Greens.


Legislate to protect dairy farmers: Greens

16 Aug 2016

The Australian Greens are calling on the government to act to prevent retrospective price decreases in the dairy industry, while the ACCC investigates. The Greens outlined this proposal in a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Minister for Agriculture in June.

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