MEDIA RELEASE: Labor Doubles Indigenous Rangers
SPEECH: We Have to Stop Fake Concert Tickets (video)
Combining the latest environmental science with traditional knowledge and training in conservation, Indigenous rangers are well placed to protect and rehabilitate their land. It’s what Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have always done.
MEDIA RELEASE: Time for the Liberals to Stop Attacking the Tasmanian Forestry Agreement
People have been turning up to concerts with tickets that turn out to be fake, and they get turned away at the gate. We have to do something about this.
MEDIA RELEASE: We Will Remember Them
The Tasmanian Forestry Agreement was forged through years of negotiations between industry, the union and environmental groups to deliver a peace which had been unheard of for decades in Tasmania.
TRANSCRIPT: Response to One Nation Four Corners Expose
“Often we remember the conflict, often we remember the numbers of people who died, and how old they were. But there are very few windows of opportunity to tell the personal stories of the people who grew up in our local community.”
MEDIA RELEASE: Labor Welcomes Further Consultation On Safe Harbours
We have said from the start that One Nation should be put last on every ballot paper. They are different to other political parties... While you can have arguments back and forth about their individual policies, there is no other political party that, as a core value, sees division of Australia as a starting point.
MEDIA RELEASE: LNP Imposes Great Environmental Stress On The Barrier Reef
We believe in a fair go for copyright holders and up to date laws. Therefore, it is appropriate that further discussions are held so that both sides can be heard.
OPINION: We Didn't Need Another Inquiry To Figure Out That Hate Speech Is Not Free Speech
The reef being is being attacked from the west by the Government failing to act on land clearing, from the east by suspending the Coral Sea marine national park and from above by refusing to act on climate change. It’s a triple threat
MEDIA RELEASE: Turnbull Must Break Silence on Japanese Whaling
The overwhelming finding of that National Inquiry into Racist Violence was this: many victims considered the sub-physical forms of racial violence -- the insults, intimidation, harassment and aggression -- had a more severe impact than actual cases of physical assault. The violence of words could be as debilitating as physical violence.
MEDIA RELEASE: Barnaby Joyce Proposes to Sabotage the Murray-Darling Basin Plan
This is happening in areas Australia recognises as being protected. Protection is meaningless if we turn a blind eye when these laws are being broken.
The Murray Darling Basin isn’t just a negotiation between Federal and State Governments. Ultimately the negotiations are about whether we have a healthy working basin. If you undermine the health of the system the rivers themselves respond and become the toughest negotiators of all.