Today's Media Releases

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Greens remain committed to Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

17 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that they supported efforts to hold a referendum on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at or before the next federal election, reflecting the view of the Joint Select Committee.

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School attendance figures show the need for a comprehensive approach to reducing truancy

17 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that it was inevitable that the school truancy program would not be effective in the long term, saying a reported drop in the effectiveness of the Government's measures shows the need for a holistic, comprehensive approach to improving education outcomes.

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Last Week's Media Releases

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Cashless welfare card another sign of the Government’s policy recklessness

16 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that plans for a cashless welfare card are essentially a pumped up BasicsCard, continuing and expanding income management.

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Greens call for PM Abbott to address funding concerns over Aboriginal programs

15 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to address extensive concerns about changes to funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs.

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WA would lose $800m investment if the RET was scrapped

14 Sep 2014

The Western Australia renewable energy sector would cop an $800 million cut in investment if the Abbott Government scraps the successful Renewable Energy Target.

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Greens table dissenting report as the Government ignores evidence about the budget’s flaws

12 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens today tabled a dissenting report to the Senate Inquiry into the Government's budget cuts to income support and social security, saying that the Majority Committee Report conclusion does not reflect the evidence the committee received.

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