A Greens motion to force the tabling of all documents that Infrastructure Australia has on the East-West toll road was passed today by the Senate.
Infrastructure Australia confirmed recently in Senate Estimates that the Victorian Government is yet to provide its full business case for the East West Link despite the Commonwealth Government planning to pour $1.5 billion into the toll road. It also confirmed that the new government had not asked it for advice on the East West link.
Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, today called on the Charities Commission and Tax Office to follow the lead of the South Australian EPA and VCAT in following the science when it comes to the health impacts of wind farms.
Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, said today that the Abbott Government is defunding the Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) in an attempt to stymie debate about illicit drug policy.
The Australian Greens have today backed calls by a coalition of ethnic and indigenous groups to protect laws against racially-motivated hate speech, saying the Coalition’s plan to weaken protections against racism is shameful.
Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, today backed the Australian National Council on Drugs’ call for action to deal with the harms of alcohol but wasn’t optimistic the Abbott would back the recommendations.