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Nick McKim announced as the new Greens Senator for Tasmania

Christine Milne 30 Jul 2015

The Australian Greens are pleased to announce that former Tasmanian Greens Leader Nick McKim has been elected by a ballot of members to become the next Greens Senator for Tasmania. Mr McKim will fill a casual vacancy in the Senate, created by the resignation of Christine Milne.

“I want to thank the Tasmanian Greens members for giving me this honour and I will do everything I can to repay the faith they have put in me,” McKim said. “Replacing someone of Christine’s calibre will be a huge challenge, but one that I’m really looking forward to.”

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Vale Lincoln Siliakis: World Heritage legend

Lincoln Siliakis, a man who dedicated decades of his life to the protection of World Heritage properties has died in Paris.

"Lincoln Siliakis never sought publicity or acclaim for the role he played in protecting Australia's places of outstanding universal value but today we should all pay tribute to this legend of World Heritage advocacy," said Australian Greens Senator Christine Milne.

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Congratulations Kim Booth on terrific parliamentary career

Christine Milne 20 May 2015

Kim Booth has served Tasmania and the people of Bass with passion and dedication over 13 years in the Tasmanian Parliament and he will be greatly missed in public life by the community and Tasmanian Greens, senator and former Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said today.

“I first met Kim Booth in 1988 when he played a fundraising gig for the farmers at Wesley Vale opposing North Broken Hill’s proposed pulp mill, and he hasn’t stopped campaigning since for a clean, green and clever Tasmania,” Senator Milne said.

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10 facts about Richard Di Natale

 

1. He's a doctor

Richard worked as a GP all over the country, from Geelong to Tennant Creek where he worked in an Aboriginal health service. Richard's work in public health also took him to India where he worked to combat the spread of HIV.

 

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