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Motion: Trade unions

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (15:40): I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that decisions to amalgamate trade unions should rest with the members of the respective organisations as expressed in a ballot; and

(b) calls on the Government to respect democracy in trade unions and the role they play in protecting their members' interests.

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Motions: Environment

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (16:28): Mr President, Homo sapiens are part—

The PRESIDENT: I gather you're seeking leave to make a statement?

Senator RHIANNON: Sorry, Mr President; I'm seeking leave to make a short statement.

The PRESIDENT: Leave is granted for one minute.

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Motions: Donations to political parties

Lee Rhiannon 13 Apr 2018

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (15:49): I move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

   (i) in McCloy v New South Wales (2015), the High Court found that prohibiting political donations from a certain industry was permissible if the prohibition was proportionate to the risk of actual or perceived corruption,

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Secret live sheep exports continue - Minister’s promise to “protect animals’ worthless?

MEDIA RELEASE - 12 April 2018

Secret live sheep exports continue - Minister’s promise to “protect animals’ worthless?

The Greens have called on Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to withdraw approval for the MV Maysora to export sheep loaded late last night. This quick action is needed to ensure the livestock do not suffer and die under cruel on-board conditions.  

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Parliamentary Report puts Turnbull Government on back foot over attempt to curtail civil society

Lee Rhiannon 11 Apr 2018

MEDIA RELEASE - 9 April 2018

Parliamentary Report puts Turnbull Government on back foot over attempt to curtail civil society 

The Australian Greens have congratulated charities and non-government groups for their broad based campaign that has successfully pushed the Turnbull government onto the back foot with their attempt to limit community campaigning and advocacy.

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