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Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert comments on the rollout of revised work for the dole

02 Jul 2015

"I'm very concerned that the Government is going ahead now with the roll out of this their work for the dole program in remote communities, I think they are making a big mistake in pressing forward with the program when it is clear it isn't ready.

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Rachel Celebrates a Decade in the Senate

30 Jun 2015

Senator Rachel Siewert has celebrated a decade in the Senate, with family, friends and supporters gathering in Perth.


Greens: ABS survey shows we must be vigilant when ensuring the best outcomes for people with disability

29 Jun 2015

A survey released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that reveals worrying trends for people with disability accessing health care is a huge cause for concern and must prompt close scrutiny of the barriers as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rolls out nationwide, says Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert.

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Australian Greens: Report serves as huge milestone towards recognising our First Peoples in the Constitution

25 Jun 2015

 Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert said today the tabling of the Constitutional Recognition report by the Joint Select Committee is an exciting milestone in recognising our First Peoples in the Constitution once and for all.  


Senate report into young people in aged care urges action to urgently provide support

24 Jun 2015

The Community Affairs Committee inquiry has today tabled its report and recommendations on its inquiry into young people with disability living in residential aged care.


Australian Greens welcomes passing of measure that ensures a decent retirement for all

22 Jun 2015

Greens Senator Rachel Siewert has said today ‘the passing of the pensions assets test bill today is a start in reforming our retirement system to ensure that Australians have a decent retirement. This process has secured a broader retirement income review whilst making the pension system fairer for those that need it most’.

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