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Greens ‘New Century’ Australia Senate Agenda

The Australian Greens today outlined their vision for Australia in the new century ahead of the opening of the Balance-of-Power Senate.

Australian Greens Leader, Senator Bob Brown, said a record 1.17 million people voted Greens at the last election, and the five Greens Senators were ready to work constructively with all parties to respond to the challenges of the new century.

"Pollution, poverty, discrimination and the destruction of Australia's forests and precious environments are the legacy of the last century and decades of greed and inaction."

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Greens call for action on Indigenous rights

“We need to make a new beginning in the struggle for justice and
rights for Indigenous Australians,” said Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens
Senate candidate for South Australia, today in Adelaide.

Ms Hanson-Young attended the rally on the steps of Parliament House
as part of today’s National Day of Action against the NT Intervention
legislation, calling for a fresh approach to tackling the issues of
justice and inequality for Indigenous Australians.

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