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Productivity Comm report backs a loser in promoting social housing privatisation

22 Sep 2016

Greens spokesperson for housing Senator Lee Rhiannon has rejected the Productivity Commission’s privatisation plan for social housing as it would be a recipe for hardship and increased inequality. 

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Urgent need for a national ban on greyhound racing

20 Sep 2016

Greens spokesperson for animal welfare Senator Lee Rhiannon has commented on reports that the NSW ban on greyhounds is at risk of a constitutional challenge. Senator Rhiannon says that a national ban on greyhound racing is needed to secure the recent ban in NSW.

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Another donations scandal a reminder of the need for reform

19 Sep 2016

Greens spokesperson for democracy Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens Councillor for the Gabba Ward Jonathan Sri have commented on reports that the Mayor of Logan received over $50,000 in donations from a company that did not legally exist. 

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Coalition/Labor frustrate reforms on weak lobbyist rules

19 Sep 2016

Greens spokesperson for democracy Senator Lee Rhiannon says that reports about questionable activities of health industry lobbyists is another reminder of the need for reform of the Lobbying Code of Conduct and political donations.

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Labor back Liberal/Nationals to vote down Greens motion on gun control

15 Sep 2016

The Senate has voted down a motion put by Greens spokesperson for gun control Senator Lee Rhiannon. 

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Save Sydney’s public housing

15 Sep 2016

The Greens strongly support the day of action to retain public housing and public land in Sydney.

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