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NZ Prime Minister says TPP will cost governments more in medicine price rises

29 Jul 2015

The New Zealand Prime Minister has admitted that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will result in longer patent lengths meaning that medicines will be more expensive for longer, meanwhile the Australian government continues to deny that this is the case.

Greens spokesperson for Trade, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, is calling on the Australian Government to be up front with the public and be honest about the fact that the TPP is going to increase the cost of medicines to the Australian tax-payer.

Senator Whish-Wilson said, “Tony Abbott and Andrew Robb need to fess up to the Australian people about how much the TPP will cost the taxpayer in increased costs to the PBS.

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Greens move for Senate inquiry into women’s superannuation savings

29 Jul 2015

On average, women retire with about half as much superannuation as men, yet women live for 3 or 4 years longer. This is an extreme level of inequality -- we must take action to even up the balance.

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Coal is good for Liberal Party donations, not humanity – Greens welcome Oxfam report

29 Jul 2015

Oxfam’s report Powering Up Against Poverty, released today, shows why renewable energy will save and improve lives in developing countries while coal will further destroy them.

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Australian Young Greens Conference- Adelaide

25 Sep 2015 | 9:00 am

The SA Young Greens are thrilled to welcome progressive young people from all over Australia to Adelaide for the 2015 Conference of the Australian Young Greens.