Today's Media Releases

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Government remains committed to punishing young people, despite their efforts to compromise

02 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the Government's attempt at a compromise on cruel budget measures affecting young job seekers is policy on the run that still will deny people access to essential income support for months at a time.

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Senate calls on Government to guarantee funding for Family and Early Learning Centres

01 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have called on the Federal Government to guarantee funding for Family and Early Learning Centres after the Senate today supported a motion moved by Senator Rachel Siewert, recognising the essential services they provide to communities.

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New investigation highlights fundamental flaws in income management

01 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens have called on the Federal Government to abandon income management, as an ABC investigation highlights long-standing flaws in the scheme.

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New report provides more evidence against the Government's cruel approach to jobseekers

01 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that there is yet more evidence on how the Government's unjustifiable Earn or Learn regime will punish young Australians facing significant levels of underemployment.

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Last Week's Media Releases

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Greens reject truancy expansion and the targeting of family payments

29 Aug 2014

The Australian Greens said today the Federal Government's move to continue and expand truancy programs that deny parents access to income support and family payments is another example of the recklessness of their policy approach.

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Senate backs Greens motion on Hearing Awareness Week

28 Aug 2014

The Senate has supported an Australian Greens motion recognising Hearing Awareness Week and has called on the Federal Government to make Aboriginal ear disease a national priority.

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