Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne has expressed profound sadness at the passing of the great Nelson Mandela, but says the world will celebrate his life as a gift to South Africa, the world and all of humankind.
Tony Abbott’s clean energy repeal legislation has reached the Senate. We secured an agreement with Labor to consider the different elements of our clean energy laws separately to make it harder for Abbott to abolish initiatives like the Clean Energy Finance Corporation that are already working.
The Assistant Treasurer is on the record saying he’ll take another look at the CEFC. We need Coalition Senators to know exactly why the Clean Energy Finance Corporation is worth saving.
The ongoing equivocation within the Liberal Party over Tasmania's World Heritage Area is endangering the state's tourism and food branding, risking community division and will hurt the very people Tony Abbott says he wants to help, Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said today.
The Australian Greens say there is no urgency to increase the debt ceiling beyond $400 billion but that there is an opportunity to end the confected debate of recent years and improve accountability and transparency of government debt.
"Australians will be deeply concerned at the Abbott Government's secret moves to change Australia's stance on Israeli settlement activities in occupied Palestinian territories," Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said.
Alarm bells are ringing for our World Heritage Area following the federal government's refusal today to confirm whether it would honour the commitment to fund conservation management under the forests agreement, Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said.
Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says the Prime Minister’s gift of two naval vessels and co-operation with the Sri Lankan authorities to help stop people fleeing the country is collaboration on human rights abuses.