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  • The Greens plan to protect our environmental jewels

    Greens NSW MP, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC and Environment Spokesperson announced the package of measures that includes:

  • Liberal internal woes highlight need for political donation reform

    The Australian Greens say today's report that the Liberal Party is facing a funding crisis as a spin off from its internal disputes is yet another  reason why we need far reaching reforms on political donations.

  • Welfare report highlights the need for urgent NSW action on disability employment

    The recommendation of a Jobs Plan for people with disability and mental health conditions in the final report of the federal Reference Group on Welfare Reform highlights the need for urgent action by state government to pull its weight in delivering jobs, says Jan Barham, Greens NSW spokesperson on Disability.

  • Government’s $500,000 higher education call centre a flop

    Commenting on revelations today that the Federal Department of Education budgeted $500,000 for a higher education information hotline that received only 135 calls, Australian Greens spokesperson for higher education Senator Lee Rhiannon said:

    “If half a million dollars was spent on this call centre, this equates to $3700 per phone call received.

  • Greens support electrical workers right to strike

    The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has been hauled before the Fair Work Commission in an attempt to terminate lawfully protected industrial action as workers fight to secure their jobs in the face of the imminent privatisation of the electricity network.

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