Last Week's Media Releases

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Government resorts to bullying community organisations

21 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens said today that Alan Tudge's attack on Australia's peak community organisation is yet another sign of the Government's desperation to justify their cruel policy agenda.

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Government should address discrimination against people with disability, not punish them

20 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens said today that information provided to Senate Estimates shows that employment discrimination against people with disability remains a serious issue, and that instead of punishing people with disability the Government should be addressing this discrimination.

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Greens call for justice target and reversal of cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander funding

19 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Productivity Commission's report Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage should send a clear signal to the Federal Government that they must reverse their budget cuts and put in place a justice target.

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Senate acknowledges fifth anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

18 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens have welcomed cross-party support for a motion acknowledging the fifth anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.

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Effective, equal support needed for older jobseekers

18 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Government needs to work to address possible flaws in its Restart program and expand its approach to genuinely help older jobseekers into work.

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Senate calls for cross-Government action on deaths in custody

17 Nov 2014

The Senate has backed an Australian Greens motion on deaths in custody, calling on all levels of Governments to address the issue.

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