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Senate to enquire into Tasmanian World Heritage Area

Christine Milne 13 Feb 2014

The Greens have established a Senate inquiry into the Abbott government's moves to reduce the size of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to access forests to log.

The inquiry will report by 15 May 2014 and submissions can be sent directly to the Senate committee:

These are the terms of reference:

That the following matters be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 15 May 2014:

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Christine Milne: Australia must affirm its commitment to democracy in Cambodia [Motion]

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, introduces a motion into the Senate noting the recent violence towards garment workers, human rights abuses and electoral irregularities in Cambodia. Senator Milne calls on the Australian government to affirm its commitment to the protection of human rights and democracy in Cambodia. The motion reads as follows:

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