Today's Media Releases


Greens call for Royal Commission to reach beyond Northern Territory

26 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens have welcomed the dismissal of the Northern Territory's Corrections Minister and the decision to establish a Royal Commission in response to the Four Corners report into abuse in youth detention facilities.

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Radical overhaul of income support towards actuarial approach must be done properly: Greens

25 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens said today the Government's new approach to targeting support to people on income support could be very positive but it must be done properly; with long term investment in individuals and strong consultation with the sector.

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Greens re-affirm opposition to Coalition cuts to family payments system

01 Jul 2016

The Australian Greens today re-affirmed their continued opposition to major Coalition cuts to FTB, including cuts to families supported by the ALP.


Centrelink can’t answer the phone while Coalition talks automating & streamlining: Greens

28 Jun 2016

A crackdown on welfare compliance is a disingenuous rehash of previous announcements when the Government should focus on repairing the broken Centrelink system, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.


Urgent action needed to address rates of suicide in the Kimberley: Greens

28 Jun 2016

Time, money and effort must be immediately poured into the Kimberley region to address tragic suicide rates that are amongst the highest in the world, Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today.



Greens announce plans to reverse income management

24 Jun 2016

The Australia Greens have announced a policy initiative to stop compulsory income management, which has repeatedly failed to reduce disadvantage in the Northern Territory.

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