Today's Media Releases


DSP recipients lose out in Govt-ALP budget deal

02 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens said today that while some of the Government's worst budget measures have been put on hold, Australians with disability, single parents, families and students will still lose out in a deal struck between Tony Abbott and the Opposition.

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Last Week's Media Releases


Greens statement on Seniors Supplement

01 Oct 2014

"The Australian Greens have not done a deal with the Government to support a new bill on the seniors supplement," Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens spokesperson on family and community services said today.


Poverty among older Australians to be compounded by budget measures

01 Oct 2014

The Australian Greens said today that already high poverty levels among older Australians would increase as a result of the Government's budget measures.


Greens call on Government to abandon debate on budget cuts

30 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Federal Government should abandon their budget measures, saying the evidence is overwhelming that they are cruel and impact adversely on human rights.


Serious concern over Federal plans to hand off responsibility for services in Aboriginal communities

26 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have expressed serious concerns that services for Aboriginal communities will be compromised by a deal which will see the Federal Government move responsibility for their municipal and essential services to the states.

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WA Greens condemn offensive Royal Show exhibit

25 Sep 2014

Western Australian Greens at the State and Federal level have condemned a Royal Perth Show exhibition which encourages participants to poke sticks at mental health patients and stigmatises people with mental health issues.

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