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Profits mean bank levy must be on Budget agenda: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader and banking spokesperson Adam Bandt MP says another record profit from ANZ announced today means the government should look to raise revenue from the big four banks.

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Gov must act on CSIRO job cuts: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader and science and research spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, says the government must boost CSIRO funding in the upcoming Budget to stave off possible job cuts.

The CSIRO Board have announced a cut of 5% to jobs and operating costs.

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Putting the party back into politics for Melbourne’s students and young people

FB_Enrol_Party.jpgGreens Deputy Leader and Member for Melbourne, Adam Bandt, is hosting a party on Thursday 18 April at Collingwood’s Gasometer hotel to encourage young people in Melbourne to enrol to vote.

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High speed rail - let’s get on with it: Bandt

The Australian Greens have called on Labor to immediately get on with starting to build High Speed Rail for Australia's east coast.

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Greens move to halt offshoring of Sensis jobs: Bandt

The Greens will move in Parliament to ensure that work done at Telstra subsidiary, Sensis, continues to be performed in Australia.

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Bill McKibben hosted by Adam Bandt MP

art-bill-20mckibben-620x349.jpgBill McKibben, hosted by Adam Bandt MP, is coming to Australia in 2013 because our country’s planned massive expansion of coal mining and export is one of a handful of projects in the world that would take the planet beyond the point of no return if they were to go ahead.

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Labor failing to secure car workers’ future in Vic and SA: Bandt and Hanson-Young

Responding to announcements that 500 jobs will be slashed from Holden’s operations in Melbourne and South Australia, Greens Deputy Leader and industry spokesperson, Adam Bandt, has criticised the Federal government for failing to secure jobs and plan for an electric car future.

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Bandt moves to protect Sensis jobs

Greens Deputy Leader and workplace spokesperson Adam Bandt MP will move amendments to the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Consumer Protection) Bill 2013, currently before Parliament, to protect Sensis workers from off shoring. Mr Bandt joined a rally of Sensis workers in Melbourne today who are fighting a decision by Telstra to cut up 700 workers from the directory business.

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Have a laugh and help re-elect Adam

claire-hooper-plums-NB.jpgWant a laugh and help re-elect Adam? Or maybe you missed out on entering to see Harley Breen's show? Well then you’ll love this competition!

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Big banks’ world-leading profits could help Treasurer’s budget task: Bandt

Responding to today’s report by the Reserve Bank that Australia’s big 4 banks are amongst the most profitable in the world, making ‘robust’ profits that are expected to ‘rise strongly’ this year, Greens Deputy Leader and banking spokesperson, Adam Bandt, said the time had come for the Treasurer to make the major banks contribute more to the May Federal budget.

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