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Government has no formal criteria whilst building Ag White Paper

25 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has today said it is a major concern that the Government is still going through the approval processes for the well overdue Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper with no clear end in sight.

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NATSEM analysis shows Federal Government’s mask is slipping

25 May 2015

The latest analysis from the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) showing that the federal budget continues to attack the nation’s poorest is an example of the Federal Government’s mask slipping, says Australian Greens spokesperson on families andcommunity services, Senator Rachel Siewert.

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Welfare cop more harsh approach from uncaring Abbott government

24 May 2015

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said the Abbott government is deliberately trying to smear all income support recipients with this latest ‘tough cop on the beat' approach to welfare.

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#stellaschallenge misses the mark and must be reconsidered

23 May 2015

The launch of a recent challenge that encourages able bodied people to create discussions with people with disability has caused a stir amongst some disability advocates, who have referred to the initiative as condescending.

 

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ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

23 May 2015

ACOSS budget analysis reveals money ripped from low and middle income households, harsh measures must be abandoned

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Increased checks for contaminated berries is a step in the right direction but more must be done

21 May 2015

Australian Greens spokesperson on Agriculture Senator Rachel Siewert said today that increased checks on imported berries are welcome but more must be done to strengthen the response to potentially contaminated products entering the country.

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