MEDIA RELEASE: Making history for the wrong reasons
MEDIA RELEASE: Climate change policy needed to protect the Reef
The Government has released its plans to wind back protections in our oceans and it’s even worse than we feared.
MEDIA RELEASE: Has the Government forgotten about North Queensland?
Today’s announcement from UNESCO that climate change is the most serious threat to the Reef highlights how little action the Government is willing to take to protect the Reef.
MEDIA RELEASE: Arts policy forum, Melbourne
A delegation of senior Labor Shadow Ministers are today visiting Cairns to listen first hand to traditional land owners, tourism operators and other experts about the challenges and opportunities facing Far North Queensland.
MEDIA RELEASE: The Great Barrier Reed valued at $56billion - Deloittee report finds
Labor today met with members of the creative sector in Melbourne as part of it’s ongoing engagement with the Australian arts community.
MEDIA RELEASE: Murray-Darling Plan doomed to fail unless the 450GL is delivered - reports say
Deloitte Access Economics has released a report estimating the value of our greatest natural treasure, the Great Barrier Reef, is worth $56 billion.
MEDIA RELEASE: Dutton wrong on English requirements
A report today from the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists confirms the health of the Murray-Darling Basin depends on the Government delivering the additional 450GL which Barnaby Joyce has been threatening to withhold.
MEDIA RELEASE: Labor rejects Liberal Government snobbery on citizenship changes
Mr Dutton’s claim today that his citizenship changes don’t require university-level English is wrong. Clearly he has no idea what’s in his own legislation
MEDIA RELEASE: Don't let One Nation destroy the basin
Today, Labor has confirmed its opposition to the Turnbull Liberal Government’s snobbish and out of touch proposal for changes to citizenship.
MEDIA RELEASE - The Government has failed to act on ticket scamming
Yesterday’s media conference between One Nation and Murray Irrigation should send alarm bells to anyone who cares about the Murray-Darling Basin.
MEDIA RELEASE: Labor Doubles Indigenous Rangers
Australians are continuing to be ripped off online through the website Viagogo.
MEDIA RELEASE: Time for the Liberals to Stop Attacking the Tasmanian Forestry Agreement
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: 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.
MEDIA RELEASE: Labor Welcomes Further Consultation On Safe Harbours
“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: 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.
MEDIA RELEASE: Turnbull Must Break Silence on Japanese Whaling
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: 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.