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WA Greens join People’s Climate March

21 Sep 2014

Federal and State Greens MPs will join today's People's Climate March in Perth, joining world-wide action ahead of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's emergency climate summit in New York.

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Government needs to increase Newstart and abandon budget cuts

20 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new evidence on the dire inadequacy of allowance payments, including Newstart, shows the urgent need for the Government to increase levels of income support and move away from irresponsible changes to payment indexation.

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Senate Inquiry begins scrutiny of Australia's growing inequality

18 Sep 2014

The Senate Inquiry into the extent of income inequality in Australia begins public hearings in Melbourne today. 

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Greens remain committed to Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

17 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that they supported efforts to hold a referendum on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at or before the next federal election, reflecting the view of the Joint Select Committee.

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School attendance figures show the need for a comprehensive approach to reducing truancy

17 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that it was inevitable that the school truancy program would not be effective in the long term, saying a reported drop in the effectiveness of the Government's measures shows the need for a holistic, comprehensive approach to improving education outcomes.

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Cashless welfare card another sign of the Government’s policy recklessness

16 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens said today that plans for a cashless welfare card are essentially a pumped up BasicsCard, continuing and expanding income management.

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