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Statement from Adam Bandt regarding the Labor candidate for Melbourne’s resignation.

Statement from Adam Bandt regarding the Labor candidate for Melbourne’s resignation. Greens Adam Bandt MP today said that the decision by the Labor candidate in Melbourne is the right one, and noted that the contest is now one between the Greens and the conservatives. “Violence against women and sexual violence...


Greens will move to declare ‘climate emergency’ in next Parliament following UK Parliament climate emergency declaration

Greens will move to declare ‘climate emergency’ in next Parliament following UK Parliament climate emergency declaration Greens climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP has welcomed the UK Parliament’s declaration of a climate and environment emergency. Mr Bandt said the Greens would seek to move and pass a similar motion...



Greens launch science and research policy

Greens science, research and innovation spokesperson Adam Bandt MP will today launch the Greens’ policy to put Australia on a pathway to reaching 4% investment of GDP in science, research and innovation. Mr Bandt launched the policy today in his electorate at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical...


Casual conversion push welcome but overdue & Greens will amend in Senate: Bandt

Casual conversion push welcome but overdue & Greens will amend in Senate: Bandt Greens employment spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today welcomed Labor’s adoption of Greens policy on casual conversion, but noted that casuals could have had the right to convert to permanent employment seven years ago, when Mr. Bandt introduced...



Labor dishes up dog's breakfast of Liberal leftovers on climate

Labor dishes up dog's breakfast of Liberal leftovers on climate Greens’ climate change spokesperson and Co-Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt, said that Labor’s climate announcement today was a jumble of Liberal party ideas without any plan to transition out of thermal coal. Mr Bandt also said his party would oppose the...


Greens announce climate and energy election plan: Renew Australia

Greens announce climate and energy election plan The Australian Greens have released their climate and energy plan for the upcoming federal election. Releasing the policy Renew Australia 2030: Powering past coal for a future for all of us, Greens Leader Richard Di Natale joined climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt...



Greens to push Labor in Senate for higher minimum wage: Bandt.

Greens to push Labor in Senate for higher minimum wage: Bandt. Greens Co-Deputy Leader and industrial relations spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, today welcomed Labor’s move towards the Greens’ position on the minimum wage, but said his party would amend Labor’s laws in the Senate to ensure a ‘hard floor’ under...


A shortlist with coal is a shortcut to climate change

A shortlist with coal is a shortcut to climate changeGreens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today reacted to the Coalition’s so-called ‘shortlist’ of underwriting projects that include coal, re-iterating his intention to stop the Commonwealth from using taxpayer dollars on coal-fired power. “Any ‘shortlist’ that includes coal...



Greens push to stop climate ‘carryover credit’ accounting trick

Greens push to stop climate ‘carryover credit’ accounting trick Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today announced the Greens will introduce and seek support for a bill in the Senate that will prohibit the Commonwealth from using the dodgy ‘Kyoto carryover’ credits to meet their paltry Paris...


Greens announce energy savings plan for small businesses

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today launched the Greens’ six point plan to help small businesses reduce power bills, improve their energy efficiency and switch over to clean energy. Mr Bandt delivered a presentation announcing the policies at a Council of Small Business Organisations Australia roundtable...