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Rudd should hold firm on East West tollway: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader and Federal Member for Melbourne has urged the Prime Minister to stick with prioritising Metro Rail and not cave into a Victorian Government push for funding for the East West tollway.

Greens secure 457 protection for nurses, engineers

Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP has welcomed the passage of the 457 reforms through the House of Representatives.

Labor factions install Rudd

A lot of people around the country will be shaking their heads. It seems that NSW Labor’s factional disease has now infected the whole of the country. It is now apparently permissible to sack a Prime Minister simply because of poor polls. Nothing to do with policy, just the power...

Labor duds Yellow Pages workers

A bid by Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt to prevent Telstra subsidiary Sensis from off-shoring jobs was rejected by Labor and Tony Abbott today.

Time to tax big banks more: Bandt

With our big banks the most profitable in the world and the government struggling to raise revenue, it is time for Australia to follow other countries’ lead and impose a levy that would net Commonwealth coffers $11bn, said Greens Deputy Leader and banking spokesperson, Adam Bandt.

MPs flee parliament vote on uni cuts

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt has condemned Labor and the Coalition after they voted today against his motion to reverse planned cuts to university funding and student support.

Adam asks PM about keeping coal in ground

Adam asked the Prime Minister why the government is continuing to expand the coal export industry given that the Climate Commission reported that fossil fuels should be left in the ground.

NTEU back Adam's campaign for Melbourne

The NTEU has decided to roll out $1 million election campaign backing the Greens in the Senate and selected lower house seats including Adam's campaign for Melbourne. Adam has welcomed the support of the NTEU: “I strongly welcome the support of the NTEU for my campaign in Melbourne and the...

Greens back call for national research strategy

Greens Deputy Leader and science and research spokesperson Adam Bandt has backed a call by Australia’s research and science community for a strategic national research policy to build a stronger, smarter nation.

Join Adam for his Reddit iAMA

Do you Reddit? If you do, then join Adam for his iAMA on June 15.