Australian Greens higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said the Coalition’s claim that they plan to make student support more “equitable” was a deceptive cover for their unfair policy that if adopted would make it harder for disadvantaged people to access higher education.
The Gillard government's plans to cut foreign aid programs by about $400 million breaks Labor’s commitment to increase the budget allocation for overseas development, Greens spokesperson on foreign aid Senator Lee Rhiannon said tonight.
The nuclear industry's long-term campaign of deception exposed by an independent investigation in Japan is almost certainly not an isolated case, the Australian Greens warned today.
Premier Colin Barnett is speaking with a forked tongue on Chinese investment in Western Australia, WA Greens said today.
Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam said Mr Barnett's expression of concern about the proposed sale of the Wesfarmers Premier Coal mine in Collie clashed with his enthusiastic support of Chinese exploitation of WA resources.
Senator Scott Ludlam spent a few days with anti-nuclear campaigners on an epic walk from Wiluna - the proposed site of WA's first uranium mine - to Perth. In this VIDEO speech he shares reflections on that journey and pays tribute to the walkers.