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Aust: Greens to work with unions to oppose uranium

Monday, 31 July 2006, 4:09 am | Australian Green Party

Greens MP and industrial relations spokesperson Lee Rhiannon said Greens members plan to work with unions in NSW to build up broad opposition to Martin Ferguson’s uranium plan. More >>

Greedy grab for profits drives nuclear waste dump

Thursday, 13 July 2006, 8:54 pm | Australian Green Party

A greedy grab for cash is driving the push to turn Australia into the world's nuclear waste dump, Australian Greens energy spokesperson Senator Christine Milne said today. More >>

Bombings Horror in India

Thursday, 13 July 2006, 8:50 pm | Australian Green Party

The Mumbai train bombings are an horrific outcome of perverse belief and lack of reverence for life, Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown said in Perth, Western Australia today. More >>

Australia's Media diversity down the drain

Thursday, 13 July 2006, 8:49 pm | Australian Green Party

The government's proposed media changes will dramatically reduce the diversity of opinions available to Australians, Greens Leader Bob Brown said in Western Australia today. More >>

Howard must rule out leasing enriched uranium

Friday, 7 July 2006, 9:22 am | Australian Green Party

Prime Minister John Howard must rule out Australia leasing enricheduranium, Australian Greens energy spokesperson Senator Christine Milne said today. "Prime Minister Howard today reportedly ruled out Australia taking radioactive by-products generated outside ... More >>

Guantanamo: Hicks disgrace should now end

Sunday, 2 July 2006, 8:30 pm | Australian Green Party

"The Prime Minister's decision to back David Hicks' imprisonment in Guantanamo Bay broke Australian and International law: it is a disgrace which should end now the US Supreme Court has ruled against Military Commissions trying the inmates", ... More >>

Australia's role in new US nuclear weapons plan

Sunday, 2 July 2006, 8:27 pm | Australian Green Party

The Australian Greens today called on Prime Minister John Howard to reveal whether he discussed a role for Australia in the new US nuclear weapons plan when he met US President George Bush last month. More >>

Alarm at Baxter Detention Centre Isolation, Aust.

Tuesday, 27 June 2006, 8:41 pm | Australian Green Party

The continued use of the Baxter Detention Centre Isolation Compound is alarming say the Greens More >>

Australia: Demand accountability on US base

Tuesday, 27 June 2006, 8:27 pm | Australian Green Party

Revelations that even the State Government has not been told about the impending establishment of a US military base in the north-west are alarming, Senator Rachel Siewert said this morning. More >>

Public shut out of Australia's nuclear review

Tuesday, 27 June 2006, 8:21 pm | Australian Green Party

Prime Minister John Howard wants to shut out the Australian public from his nuclear review, making a lie of his call for a 'full-blooded debate', Australian Greens energy spokesperson Senator Christine Milne said today. More >>

UNICEF condemns abduction of Sri Lankan children

Saturday, 24 June 2006, 5:05 pm | Australian Green Party

UNICEF in Sri Lanka is calling for immediate action to halt the abduction and forced recruitment of children by the Karuna group. Over the past week, the agency has verified reports of thirty cases in Batticaloa district. Reports of abduction and forced recruitment ... More >>

Australia's Terrorism Preventative Detention Bill

Saturday, 24 June 2006, 5:02 pm | Australian Green Party

• Preventative detention orders can only be made by the Supreme Court after examination of the merits of the case More >>

Australia's Howard will follow Murdoch on climate

Saturday, 24 June 2006, 5:01 pm | Australian Green Party

News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has invited Al Gore to a board meeting to discuss climate change and it is now only a matter of time before Prime Minister John Howard gets on board, the Australian Greens said today. More >>

Govt renewable energy failure costing Australia

Thursday, 22 June 2006, 6:07 pm | Australian Green Party

The Australian Greens today called on the federal government to support an amendment lifting the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target (MRET), or risk more investment going offshore, hampering the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

Indonesia pact should be vetted by Aust. Senate

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 7:56 pm | Australian Green Party

Greens Leader Bob Brown has moved for a Senate inquiry into the Howard government's proposed security pact with Indonesia. More >>

Practical skills best option for Aboriginal people

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 7:54 pm | Australian Green Party

Aboriginal communities in New South Wales will be further marginalised under Tony Abbott’s proposed New Paternalism approach, said Ian Cohen, NSW Greens MLC. More >>

Aust: Call for resignation of uranium industry

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 7:51 pm | Australian Green Party

The Australian Greens today called for the resignation of the chairman of the federal government's Uranium Industry Framework, John White. More >>

Australian Greens Back Exclusive Brethren request

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 7:47 pm | Australian Green Party

The Greens have voted for a statement from the Exclusive Brethren sect to be incorporated into the Senate Hansard (127th report of the Committee of Privileges) More >>

Howard should reverse Papua blunder

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 8:32 pm | Australian Green Party

Prime Minister John Howard should reverse the blunder of legislating for West Papuan refugees to be banned from Australian soil, Greens Leader Bob Brown said in Sydney today. More >>

Diplomacy maintains the status quo on whaling

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 8:29 pm | Australian Green Party

"Japan may have won a symbolic victory with today's IWC vote, but so far it has lost all four votes that counted," said Senator Rachel Siewert. More >>

   

 

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