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Greens call on Shorten to back Pacific development

Monday, 2 November 2015, 4:32 pm | Australian Green Party

Greens overseas aid and development spokesperson Lee Rhiannon has called on opposition leader Bill Shorten to use his Pacific trip to commit a future Labor government to scrapping the PACER-Plus agreement as it does not meet social and environmental standards ... More >>

Australia Must Act on Violence in West Papua: Greens

Sunday, 17 June 2012, 12:53 pm | Australian Green Party

Australian Greens spokesperson for West Papua, Senator Richard Di Natale, called on the Government to urge Indonesia to put an end to the violence in West Papua. More >>

Australia must act after more conflict in West Papua

Sunday, 18 December 2011, 12:23 pm | Australian Green Party

Greens' spokesperson for West Papua, Senator Richard Di Natale, has called for urgent action in response to reports of conflict, deaths and displacement in the Paniai region of West Papua. More >>

Greens call on firms to cut ties with W Sahara occupiers

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 10:14 am | Australian Green Party

The Australian Greens have called on Australian companies to sever all ties with Moroccan firms involved in the occupation of Western Sahara. More >>

Concern and support for the Saharawi people

Friday, 3 December 2010, 9:14 pm | Australian Green Party

Statement by Senator Bob Brown: Concern and support for the Saharawi people of the Western Sahara More >>

Rudd government’s carbon cheat strategy

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 3:19 pm | Australian Green Party

Australia's Rudd government is being revealed and reviled as leader of a carbon cheat strategy in Copenhagen, Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said today. More >>

Global Greens call for sound climate agreement

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 3:18 pm | Australian Green Party

As the Copenhagen COP enters its second week, the Global Greens today called for an honest climate agreement, based on science not tricky accounting. More >>

'The Big Three' killers of Aboriginal people

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 3:17 pm | Australian Green Party

A new report on the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, and kidney failure, raises concerns for efforts to close the gap on life expectancy and rates of chronic disease in Aboriginal communities, say the Greens. More >>

Strong targets in Copenhagen

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 3:16 pm | Australian Green Party

The 25-45% targets at the heart of the new Copenhagen negotiating text expose how out of step with global thinking the Rudd Government has been in refusing to negotiate with the Greens around the targets in the CPRS. More >>

'New Kyoto' plan shows govt ignorance - Brown

Friday, 17 November 2006, 5:03 pm | Australian Green Party

It is clear from Treasurer Peter Costello's interview on Lateline last night that the government is ignorant of the Kyoto process, Greens Leader Bob Brown said today. More >>

Aust.: Last Tampa refugee still has no reply

Saturday, 7 October 2006, 2:12 am | Australian Green Party

Greens Senator Kerry Nettle spoke to the last remaining Tampa refugee on Nauru who told him that he still has not had a reply to his desperate letter sent to the department one month ago(attached). More >>

Aust. MPs should be banned from 'switching sides'

Saturday, 7 October 2006, 2:10 am | Australian Green Party

Government ministers should be prohibited from 'switching sides', and have restrictions on going to work for the industries they regulate, after leaving the Parliament. More >>

Aust. Greens slam US Ambassador's Hicks outburst

Tuesday, 3 October 2006, 5:00 am | Australian Green Party

The outburst by US Ambassador Robert McCallum against David Hicks, who is being held in illegal Guantanamo Bay prison, is prejudicial both Hicks and to Australia as a nation, Greens Leader Bob Brown said this morning. More >>

Aust.: Ruddock's torture comments 'dangerous'

Tuesday, 3 October 2006, 4:57 am | Australian Green Party

Attorney-General Phillip Ruddock's dangerous claim that sleep deprivation is not torture will send a shudder through Australians who believe in internationals laws against torture, Greens Leader Bob Brown said today. More >>

Australian Greens Co-sponsor Same Sex Bill

Friday, 29 September 2006, 3:25 am | Australian Green Party

The Greens are delighted to co-sponsor a private members Bill to remove discrimination towards people in same sex unions, in response to Labor's disappointing lack of action, says Greens MLC Mark Parnell. More >>

Aust: Howard has explaining on Exclusive Brethren

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 2:41 am | Australian Green Party

The Prime Minister has a lot more to explain to the electorate about his association with the elders of the Exclusive Brethren sect, Greens Leader Bob Brown said in Hobart today. More >>

Tide turning on climate change, Howard must act

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 2:47 am | Australian Green Party

The global tide is turning on climate change, leaving Prime Minister John Howard with no option but to set greenhouse gas emission targets and establish an emission trading system to allow the marketplace to determine how best to meet them, the Australian ... More >>

Australian coal giants breach operating conditions

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 2:43 am | Australian Green Party

Greens MP and mining spokesperson Lee Rhiannon said despite vicious winds over the weekend whipping up huge plumes of coal dust in the Hunter Valley, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Anglo Coal failed to comply with conditions of operation that require ... More >>

Australia: Howard, rule out uranium sales to India

Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 2:39 am | Australian Green Party

The Australian Greens today expressed concern that Prime Minister John Howard is open to a change of policy on uranium sales to India. More >>

Arms exports from Aust. to Israel should be halted

Monday, 31 July 2006, 4:14 am | Australian Green Party

"The Prime Minister needs to reveal if Australia is still sending arms to Israel, and if so, exports should be suspended," Greens Leader Bob Brown said today. More >>

 

 

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