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Senate demands end to audit secrecy

The Senate today passed Greens motion to force the Abbott Government to publicly release any reports received from the National Commission of Audit. Australian Greens Senator and Chair of the Select Committee into the Commission of Audit, Dr Richard Di Natale, said that the public deserved to know what’s in the report.

“The Senate today supported a Greens motion that will lift the veil of secrecy from the National Commission of Audit,” said Senator Di Natale, who moved the motion.

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Repeal Day ploy a smokescreen for Abbott’s mean agenda: Greens

Acting Leader for the Australian Greens, Dr Richard Di Natale said today that the Abbott Government’s ‘Repeal Day’ is likely to be a political ploy to disguise its brutal agenda behind populist rhetoric.

“There is nothing wrong a sensible spring clean of outdated or unnecessary regulations but Tony Abbott isn’t using a feather duster, he’s using a wrecking ball,” said Senator Di Natale.

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Secret bill to hit families hard

Rachel Siewert 10 Dec 2013
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Abbott turns his back on 21st century priorities

Australian Greens spokesperson, Senator Richard Di Natale, said today that the announcement of Tony Abbott’s front bench ignores the major challenges of the 21st century.

“Tony Abbott has made an art out of ignoring the science of climate change so it’s no surprise that he has failed to include science or research in his front bench,” said Senator Di Natale.

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