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AIG’s Willox living in another world: Bandt

The Australian Industry Group, Innes Willox, is living in another world when it comes to insecure work, Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt said today. Writing in today's Australian Financial Review, Mr Willox attacked the push by the ACTU and the Greens for ‘secure work orders' to tackle the growing problem...


Anti-Dumping good start, but gov must act on local content: Bandt

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt has welcomed the government's anti-dumping announcement today, but says the government must now work on local content rules for investments.



Greens insecure work inquiry opportunity for PM to make up mind

Greens Deputy Leader and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP says the Prime Minister needs to get on top of the growing problem of insecure work. Speaking to a Hobart media conference with Greens Leader Christine Milne, Mr Bandt said it is good that the Prime Minister has acknowledged the...


$48 billion in benefits from high speed rail: report

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt released a report outlining $48 billion in benefits from a High Speed Rail network on the East Coast. The report - High Speed Rail: Benefits that add up - commissioned by the Australian Greens identifies a range of benefits, including both direct benefits to HSR...



Greens win public service job cuts inquiry

As public servants across Australia are losing their jobs, the Australian Greens today have succeeded in establishing a Senate inquiry into how the Australian Government can better protect public sector workers from State Government attacks. "Conservative governments are wielding the knife and public sector workers are looking to the federal...


$48 Billion in benefits from high speed rail: report

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt released a report outlining $48 billion in benefits from a High Speed Rail network on the East Coast. The report - High Speed Rail: Benefits that add up - commissioned by the Australian Greens identifies a range of benefits, including both direct benefits to HSR users and...



Cross-bench joins Greens to plug hole in mining tax

Greens Leader, Christine Milne, and Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt, have welcomed the support of lower house cross-benchers for a Greens bill to plug the royalties hole in the MRRT. Following Senator Milne's introduction of the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Protecting Revenue) Bill 2012 into the Senate, Mr Bandt today gave...


Government must show guts on Gonski: Bandt

Responding to reports that the final week of Parliament will see legislation for the Gonski schools funding reform and a disability insurance scheme, Greens Deputy Leader and lower house MP, Adam Bandt, has demanded the Government commit serious funds when the bills are introduced.



Bandt introduces Bill to tackle insecure work

Greens Deputy Leader Adam Bandt will introduce a private members bill on Monday designed to help the millions of Australians impacted by insecure working arrangements. The Fair Work Amendment (Tackling Job Insecurity) Bill 2012 will implement a number of recommendations of the landmark ‘Lives on Hold' report, conducted by the...


Pokies reform - Richard Di Natale and Adam Bandt on Channel 10 News

From Channel 10 News, 1 November 2012 The Greens have indicated that they will support the Government's proposed poker machine reforms and have negotiated a gambling research institute as part of the legislation. Gambling spokesperson Richard Di Natale indicated that the Greens would continue to campaign for stronger action on...



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