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Adjournment: Climate change

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (02:04): In the last hour, the Liberal-National government has hammered another nail in the coffin of government action on climate change with the passing of the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014. But, as is so often the case when governments fail to act on progressive change, people take action, speak up, stage protests and achieve change for the better, and that is what we are seeing in Australia today with climate action.

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Estimates: National Water Commission

National Water Commission


CHAIR: Welcome. Would you like to make a short statement?

Ms Olsson : No, thank you.

CHAIR: Then we will go straight to questions.

Senator RHIANNON: Has the National Water Commission been consulted in relation to any of the government's initiatives to build dams and other water infrastructure projects in Australia?

Ms Olsson : Not over this recent period, no.

Senator RHIANNON: When you say 'recent period'-

Ms Olsson : I mean not under this government.

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Questions on Notice: Greyhounds

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee
Additional Estimates February 2013
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Question: 64
Division/Agency: Biosecurity Animal Division
Topic: Greyhounds
Proof Hansard page: Written
Senator RHIANNON asked:
1. In a letter to Humane Society International regarding export of greyhounds to Macau, the Minister stated that the Australian Government will continue to request updates on Macau's progress to introduce animal welfare legislation.

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