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Greens back levy after $100 million win on solar and support for affordable housing, education

The Australian Greens will support the flood levy in the House of Representatives and the Senate after important gains from the Government on their proposed funding cuts.

Greens Leader Bob Brown, Deputy Leader Christine Milne and MP Adam Bandt took their concerns directly to the government and negotiated a good outcome that will release funding for flood recovery and protect key programs.

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Greens to push for Senate Inquiry as student tensions build

The Greens say ongoing tensions in the community around the safety and welfare of international students necessitate a Senate Inquiry into Australia’s international education sector.

Protests by Indian students have continued for the past two nights in response to attacks on Indian students studying in Australia, while other reports say some international students may be facing deportation for entering the country on forged documents.

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