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Private schools’ funding windfall must be trimmed: Greens

28 Sep 2016

The Australian Greens have called on the Federal Government to reduce the amount of funding going to Australia's wealthiest private schools so that the money can go to where it's needed most; the public education sector.

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SA death in custody needs independent investigation

26 Sep 2016

The Australian Greens have called for an independent investigation into the death of a young Aboriginal man in a South Australian prison while demanding strong action be taken to reduce the rate of Aboriginal incarceration in the state.


Education meeting failure; no road-map towards needs-based funding

23 Sep 2016

The Australian Greens have criticised today's meeting of Education Minister's as a talk-fest, saying that it has done nothing to move towards an improved funding model for Australian schools.


Needs based funding required, not government excuses for funding cuts

22 Sep 2016

Needs based support for schools must be guaranteed beyond the funding cliff set up by the Abbott/Turnbull government, the Australian Greens have said.

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PM begging for TPP trade agreement against Aus interest

20 Sep 2016

Malcolm Turnbull should stop begging the United States to pass the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership and instead act in the national intrust by opposing the deal, the Australian Greens have said.


BP drilling decision delayed, should be rejected

19 Sep 2016

The national regulating body NOPSEMA's decision to delay its decision relating to BP's application to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight by 10 days is a welcome decision and should foreshadow a final, negative decision, the Australian Greens have said.

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