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Tony Abbott must protect UTAS and reject elitist plan for universities

23 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens say plans to increase student fees while ripping $2.4 billion away from universities would hurt an already struggling sector in Tasmania, and clearly demonstrates how the Abbott government has got its priorities wrong.

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Don’t trust Reef Trust to save jobs or the Reef

23 Apr 2014

The Australian Greens today lamented the fossil fuel blind spot in the Australian Government's $40 million Reef Trust discussion paper released today, describing it as a continuation of Tony Abbott's protection racket for overseas mining companies.

 

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Get guns off our streets: Greens

23 Apr 2014

The Greens will push for an Inquiry into the proliferation of illegal firearms in Australia when Parliament resumes.

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Events

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Defend Tasmania's World Heritage Areas

27 Apr 2014 | 12:30 pm
Sun, 2014-04-27 12:30

The Abbott government has written to the World Heritage Committee requesting a reversal of recent additions of high conservation value forests to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA), opening up the possibility of logging. Join us on April 27 in one of the many forest areas at threat, to stand up for their protection

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Forum: How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Impact You

21 May 2014 | 7:00 pm
Wed, 2014-05-21 19:00

Hosted by the Lower North Shore Greens
Find Out How the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Will Impact You

SPEAKERS
Senator Peter Whish-Wilson
Greens' spokesperson on Trade

Jemma Williams
Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network (AFTINET)

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Corporate Power vs. People's Rights: Public forum on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

21 May 2014 | 7:00 pm
Wed, 2014-05-21 19:00

Join Senator Peter Whish-Wilson and Jenna Williams from AFTINET (Australia Fair Trade and Investment Network) to discuss the implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.