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Provisional Senate result in Western Australia

Bob Brown 2 Oct 2013

The Greens are disappointed with the provisional result of the Western Australian Senate count.

Scrutineers have identified the result may have come down to a 14 vote margin and will likely require a recount before the final result is known.

Senator Ludlam has thanked the 124,000 people who voted Green in WA, and the Western Australian and national campaign teams for their work during the election campaign.

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WA Business, Bob Brown and the Greens stand up for the clean energy economy

Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam, former Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and NZ Greens spokesperson for Energy Gareth Hughes MP united with key members of the WA renewable energy industry today to warn against an attack on renewable energy policy following Saturday's Federal election.

"Every time Tony Abbott opens his mouth he is costing WA jobs and investment," Scott Ludlam, Greens Senator for Western Australia said at a joint press conference.

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World Heritage Antarctica: new book illustrates icy splendour

The greatest natural heritage property left on planet Earth is being denied its rightful place on the list of World Heritage properties, Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Bob Brown said today.

In Melbourne to launch polar adventurer David Neilson's book Southern Light: Images from Antarctica, the former Greens Leader called on the Antarctic Treaty 50 member nations meeting in Hobart to give priority to according Antarctic World Heritage status.

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Gas hub on the ropes: Senator Brown

Bob Brown 8 Jun 2012

Former national Greens Leader Bob Brown will tell a Perth Greens dinner tonight that Woodside's gas hub near Broome is 'on the ropes.'

Senator Brown has just returned from a trip to the Kimberley with Senator Rachel Siewert, where they  met with Goolarabooloo Senior Law Men on country.

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Greens claim $20m package role

Bob Brown 24 May 2012

Australian Greens Senator for Tasmania Bob Brown welcomed today’s announcement by the Gillard government of a $20m Bass Strait transport package, though it is not enough.

“Senator Milne and I have worked hard to win help for Tasmania’s exporters with repeated direct approaches to the Prime Minister, the Treasurer and other Ministers,” said Senator Brown.

“But there is much more to be done.  For example, the fact that Hobart is the only capital which does not have the National Highway system enter and leave it must be rectified,” Senator Brown said.

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