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Science funding for Antarctica yet again put on ice

Today’s Antarctic announcement from the Morrison Government is a political ploy that provides no certainty for Tasmania’s globally significant science community and is a distraction from the real threat facing the Antarctic: climate change. 

Quotes attributable to Greens Senator for lutruwita/Tasmania, Peter Whish-Wilson:


“The Government has a penchant for big announcements and cutting ribbons but not for investing in people and critical science programs.

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Morrison can't see the forest for the trees

Today’s recycled tree planting  plan from the Prime Minister has been slammed by the Greens as little more than a cynical electioneering stunt from a Government that has failed spectacularly at delivering on decades of promises to “Green Australia”.

Quotes attributable to Greens senator for lutruwita/Tasmania, Peter Whish-Wilson:

“Everyone wants to see more trees planted, but Tasmanians shouldn't be so easily conned by the PM and his Government.

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Greens launch policy platform for 2022 Federal Election

Adam Bandt 30 Jan 2022

The Australian Greens have today launched the first part of their policy platform for the 2022 election, showcasing a broad policy agenda that promises transformative politics to kick the Liberals out, tax the billionaires and big corporations, and expand essential services. 

The updated website launch reveals the shape of the Greens platform for the upcoming election, and hints at the direction the party would push in a shared power Parliament. 

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The anti-government Morrison government a recipe for chaos on covid and climate

Nick McKim 11 Jan 2022

Greens acting Leader, Nick McKim says the confusion and mismanagement of the pandemic on a Federal level is symptomatic of a Government led by people who want government to do as little as possible.

The Morrison-Joyce ‘small government’ neoliberal ideology has contributed to failures on quarantine, vaccination rollout, aged care and massive pressure on state run health systems.

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Speech: I won't stop shaking things up in Parliament

Mehreen Faruqi 18 Oct 2021

What a huge privilege it is to represent my wonderful state of New South Wales in the Senate. Thank you so much to my colleagues for nominating me and, especially today, it is wonderful to be joined by two incredible black senators, Senator Cox and Senator Thorpe, and be standing here with our team, which actually respect and celebrate First Nations culture and diversity in Australia.

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