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Rachel speaks to ABC about Hockey's End to the Age of Entitlement

Greens Senator Rachel Siewert spoke to ABC Radio's PM program on Thurdaday to discuss Coalition comments on entitlement to income support payments.

Rachel has been living on Newstart Allowance for a week and speaking to a range of people to get a better understanding of the challenges faced by unemployed Australians.

For more information, visit Rachel's Newstart Campaign.

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Australian Greens National Conference Press Conference - November 6, 2011

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters, Senators for Western Australia Rachel Siewert and Scott Ludlam, and Member for Melbourne Adam Bandt spoke to the media about the Australian Greens National Conference in Fremantle, WA.

Topics included the allocation of preferences, the environmental threats posed by developments in the Kimberley, and the Nationals' call for a "discussion paper" on coal seam gas. 

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Greens call for tobacco floor price

Rachel Siewert 17 May 2011

Australian Greens health spokesperson, Senator Rachel Siewert speaks to ABC Canberra's Drive program about a floor price on tobacco and the industry's ongoing campaign against preventitive health measures.

Audio is Copyright of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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