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Christine and Bob comment on the budget

09 May 2012

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne and Bob Brown spoke to the media about budget measures including the education rebate and the parliament walk.

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The Cashews: The Bob Brown Tribute Song

20 Apr 2012

Listen up! The Cashews performed a tribute song to Bob Brown this morning in the 666ABC studio in Canberra.

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Attack on environmental laws unsustainable

12 Apr 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown today condemned the government-business agenda to wreck environmental laws.

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Time to commit to a down-payment on Gonski's education plan

05 Apr 2012

A down-payment in the May budget on more education spending, in line with Gonski's reforms, would demonstrate a genuine commitment.

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Bob Brown and Adam Stone press conference on the Queensland elections

25 Mar 2012

Australian Greens leader, Senator Bob Brown, joins Senator Larissa Waters and Queensland Greens lead candidate Adam Stone to speak to the media about the the Greens holding their own in the Queensland elections.

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Government should move now to protect Wild Rivers from Campbell Newman

19 Mar 2012

Under questioning from the Greens today, Australian Government has acknowledged it has the power to use the national environment laws to protect Wild Rivers from Campbell Newman and a future LNP Queensland Government, which has pledged to roll back the laws against the wishes of many Aboriginal communities.

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Bob Brown and Richard Di Natale Press Conference - March 16, 2012

16 Mar 2012

Bob Brown and Richard Di Natale discuss the Future Fund, President Hamid Karzai's comments about the recent incidents in Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Bob Carr's comments about the Pagua New Guinea election, and the mining tax legislation that is before the Senate.

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Bob Brown press conference on tax to GDP ratio

14 Mar 2012

The Government has room to move $22 billion on tax to GDP ratio

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Greens will not abandon small business in Labor’s mining tax rush

11 Mar 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown says the government has itself to blame if the Senate delays passage of the mining tax package in coming weeks.

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Senator Bob Brown Press Conference - March 7 2012

07 Mar 2012

Bob held a press conference to discuss the UN delegation's inspection of the Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage protections.

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Australia should secure its future with a fair dinkum mining tax

05 Mar 2012

"Wayne Swan is right. Australia's fair go is under threat," Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown says.

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Greens welcome Finkelstein’s News Media Council

02 Mar 2012

The independent report released today vindicates our push for a media inquiry and we look forward to action by the government in the public interest, this year, Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said.

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Bob Brown and Larissa Waters press conference about the Great Barrier Reef, mining magnates, the media inquiry and Cabinet - 2 March 2012

02 Mar 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters stand up for the environment, local tourism and fisheries amid government support for a Reef dump.

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Bob Brown press conference - Forestry Tasmania, Labor's Cabinet, and the media inquiry - 1 March 2012

01 Mar 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Canberra, condemns rogue agency Forestry Tasmania.

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If you're fed up with the old parties, vote Green - Bob Brown at Senate doors 27 February 2012

27 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke to reporters in Canberra today about his visit to Queensland, Tony Abbott's lack of confidence in winning a no-confidence motion, and the Greens getting on with the hard work of good governance.
"If you're fed up with the old parties, vote Green," Senator Brown said.
 

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke to reporters in Canberra today about his visit to Queensland, Tony Abbott's lack of confidence in winning a no-confidence motion, and the Greens getting on with the hard work of good governance.


"If you're fed up with the old parties, vote Green," Senator Brown said.


 

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Bob Brown and Larissa Waters press conference on coastal impacts of mining, Great Barrier Reef, and the ALP saga - Mackay, 24 February 2012

24 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters, alongside local Greens candidates Jonathon Dykyj and Luke Mathews, speak to reporters in Mackay about the coastal impacts of mining, the Great Barrier Reef, Google maps, and the ALP leadership saga.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and Greens Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters, alongside local Greens candidates Jonathon Dykyj and Luke Mathews, speak to reporters in Mackay about the coastal impacts of mining, the Great Barrier Reef, Google maps, and the ALP leadership saga.

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Bob Brown, Larissa Waters and Adam Stone press conference in Brisbane - 23 February 2012

23 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, alongside Greens Senator Larissa Waters and Queensland Greens candidate for Mt Coot-tha Adam Stone, spoke to reporters in Brisbane today about food and water security, coal seam gas, health, and climate change. Other topics included the Labor leadership saga.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, alongside Greens Senator Larissa Waters and Queensland Greens candidate for Mt Coot-tha Adam Stone, spoke to reporters in Brisbane today about food and water security, coal seam gas, health, and climate change. Other topics included the Labor leadership saga.

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Bob Brown press conference about the Christchurch earthquake, extending the mining tax, marriage equality, nuclear subs, and leadership - 22 February 2012

22 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, part way through the Senate inquiry into the minerals resource rent tax, spoke to reporters in Canberra today, calling for the mining tax to be extended to gold and uranium.
The anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake, the Greens' move for a Senate inquiry into the draft Murray Darling Basin plan, equal marriage, nuclear submarines, and the Labor leadership saga were also discussed.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, part way through the Senate inquiry into the minerals resource rent tax, spoke to reporters in Canberra today, calling for the mining tax to be extended to gold and uranium.


The anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake, the Greens' move for a Senate inquiry into the draft Murray Darling Basin plan, equal marriage, nuclear submarines, and the Labor leadership saga were also discussed.

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Bob Brown press conference on Gonski, Giddings and Gillard - 20 February 2012

20 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Hobart, urges the federal government not to delay on heeding the Gonski Review's call for billions of dollars to be injected into the school system.
Senator Brown commented on Premier Giddings' vilification of environmentalists and also described how, amid all the turbulence in federal politics, the Greens are getting on with the job, be it education or protecting the great wild forests of Tasmania.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Hobart, urges the federal government not to delay on heeding the Gonski Review's call for billions of dollars to be injected into the school system.


Senator Brown commented on Premier Giddings' vilification of environmentalists and also described how, amid all the turbulence in federal politics, the Greens are getting on with the job, be it education or protecting the great wild forests of Tasmania.

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Senator Bob Brown press conference - February 19, 2012

19 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown spoke to journalists about the release of the Gonski report into Australia's education. He called on both the government and the opposition to support an increase in education funding to bring Australian results into line with similar OECD nations.He also called on Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings to apologise for her claims that there have been incidents of tree spiking in Tasmania's forests.

Australian Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown spoke to journalists about the release of the Gonski report into Australia's education. He called on both the government and the opposition to support an increase in education funding to bring Australian results into line with similar OECD nations.

He also called on Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings to apologise for her claims that there have been incidents of tree spiking in Tasmania's forests.

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Bob Brown welcomes the Public Schools for Our Future bus tour to Canberra - 17 February 2012

17 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown welcomes the Public Schools for Our Future campaigners to Canberra, and is presented with a school tie from his old high school, Blacktown, by AEU federal president Angelo Gavrielatos.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown welcomes the Public Schools for Our Future campaigners to Canberra, and is presented with a school tie from his old high school, Blacktown, by AEU federal president Angelo Gavrielatos.

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Bob Brown at the Press Gallery boxes on the Brandis' recusal - 16 February 2012

16 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke to press gallery journalists this evening about Senator Brandis' secret "recusal" from the Senate's powerful privileges committee, only recently revealed in a letter to Senator Brown's and Deputy Leader Christine Milne's legal counsel.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke to press gallery journalists this evening about Senator Brandis' secret "recusal" from the Senate's powerful privileges committee, only recently revealed in a letter to Senator Brown's and Deputy Leader Christine Milne's legal counsel.

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Bob Brown at Senate doors on forests, doodling, Four Corners, national health and dental care - 14 February 2012

14 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke at Senate doors today about Four Corners, doodling, Tony Burke's attempt to rejig history on the August 2011 Intergovernmental Agreement on forests, and the Greens' defence of universal healthcare and push for more funding for dental care.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown spoke at Senate doors today about Four Corners, doodling, Tony Burke's attempt to rejig history on the August 2011 Intergovernmental Agreement on forests, and the Greens' defence of universal healthcare and push for more funding for dental care.

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Bob Brown press conference on Rob Oakeshott's move to allow native forest furnaces - 9 February 2012

09 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Canberra this evening, urged Rob Oakeshott to honour all agreed aspects of the Multi Party Climate Change Committee agreement.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Canberra this evening, urged Rob Oakeshott to honour all agreed aspects of the Multi Party Climate Change Committee agreement.

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Bob Brown press conference on better funding for dental care - 9 February 2012

09 Feb 2012

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Canberra today, outlined the Greens' moves to seek better funding for dental care.
Senator Brown also called for the Syrian embassy in Canberra to be closed as it no longer represents the people of Syria. Other topics included the need for Senator Brandis to recuse himself from the Senate privileges committee; debate on the mining tax; government advertising; and Point Henry.

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, speaking to reporters in Canberra today, outlined the Greens' moves to seek better funding for dental care.


Senator Brown also called for the Syrian embassy in Canberra to be closed as it no longer represents the people of Syria. Other topics included the need for Senator Brandis to recuse himself from the Senate privileges committee; debate on the mining tax; government advertising; and Point Henry.

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