Adam Bandt - Federal Member for Melbourne

I'm Adam Bandt and I couldn't be prouder to be your representative for our amazing city.

Melbourne voters are having a huge impact inside Federal Parliament. I'm working hard to put our shared values into action. It is my privilege to work with everyone who calls Melbourne home.

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Bandt introduces two bills to stop coal mining

Bandt introduces two bills to stop coal mining Greens Co-Deputy Leader and climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today introduced two private member’s bills into the House of Representatives that lay down a challenge to the old parties on the mining and export of thermal coal. The first would prohibit the mining of thermal coal in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, effectively outlawing the Adani mine, and the second would phase out the export of thermal coal entirely by 2030.
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Striking school kids should defy the Prime Minister's lecture: Bandt

During Question Time on the 26th of November, 2018, Adam asked the Prime Minister the following question: This Friday many thousands of students across the country will go on strike from school, calling for emergency action on climate change. These brave and courageous kids are joining young people around the world who are angry at the failure of governments, including yours, to secure their future from global warming. Prime Minister, will you join me in praising these students for having a go? And will you meet with and listen to these kids who are demanding action from the government to keep coal in the ground?    
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Adam's speech slamming the Labor and Liberal encryption deal

The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 will make Australians less secure. It will threaten our tech industry, and it attacks our civil liberties. This now opens up a door into people's private communication with each other. I'm talking not just about messaging services where you want to keep your messaging confidential but about communications that we all have with our banks and with people that we buy things from over the internet. All of this now is going to be required to be able to be unlocked and looked at by government agencies and by others.
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