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Tony Abbott final nail in auto coffin: Bandt

Tony Abbott has killed the auto industry and jeopardised Australia’s clean energy future, Greens Deputy Leader and industry spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said today.

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Royal Commission a one-sided Abbott re-election weapon: Bandt

Tony Abbott wants to use a one-sided Royal Commission as a key weapon in his plan for re-election, Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt said today.

"Tony Abbott is laying the groundwork for an attack on wages and conditions," said Mr Bandt.

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Abbott union 'lynch mob' mentality will backfire: Bandt

Tony Abbott's attempt to generate a lynch mob mentality towards unions will backfire, Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson, Adam Bandt, said today.

The government is set to announce a Royal Commission into the union movement, but the Greens say any claims of wrongdoing should be investigated by police.

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Howes should resign: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader and workplace spokesperson Adam Bandt MP says Paul Howes should join the Liberal Party if he is going reinforce Tony Abbott’s attacks on workers.

AWU National Secretary, Paul Howes, told the National Press Club today that that “there has been a pattern of unsustainable wages growth”.

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Tony Abbott wants to cut workers’ wages: Bandt

The Greens will fight any attempt to wind back awards and cut penalty rates, Greens Deputy Leader and workplace spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said today.

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Government should reject Commission recipe for ‘carmageddon’

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt has called on the Abbott government to reject the recommendations of a Productivity Commission paper on government assistance to car makers released today.

The Greens are prepared to see industry assistance continue but on the condition that the industry transition to cleaner and electric vehicles and component manufacturing.

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Abbott IR overreach is aimed at workers’ rights: Bandt

The Greens have accused Tony Abbott of gearing up to attack people’s rights at work and Minister Eric Abetz of encouraging employers to flout the law.

“The witch-hunt is starting. First Tony Abbott will go after unions, and then he’ll come for people’s rights at work,” Greens Deputy Leader and workplace spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said today.

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Adam speaks out against latest government move against refugees

 

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Tony Abbott responsible for Holden closure: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader and industry spokesperson Adam Bandt MP says Tony Abbott must accept responsibility for Holden’s closure.

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Adam speaks against the return of the ABCC

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