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Senator Bob Brown and Senator Richard Di Natale press conference - November 7 2011

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and Senator for Victoria Richard Di Natale, health spokesperson, outlined the Greens' national dental care proposals at a press conference in Canberra today.

Other topics included the Government's political commitment to a budget surplus in 2012-13, the Nationals' "policy" on coal seam gas, and the watered-down mining tax.

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Senator Bob Brown on ABC News Breakfast, November 7 2011

Australian Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown appeared on ABC News Breakfast to discuss the political budget surplus, the Afghanistan conflict, dental care, preferencing of votes, and the Australian Greens National Conference.

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Australian Greens National Conference Press Conference - November 6, 2011

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown, Senator for Queensland Larissa Waters, Senators for Western Australia Rachel Siewert and Scott Ludlam, and Member for Melbourne Adam Bandt spoke to the media about the Australian Greens National Conference in Fremantle, WA.

Topics included the allocation of preferences, the environmental threats posed by developments in the Kimberley, and the Nationals' call for a "discussion paper" on coal seam gas. 

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House of Representatives votes to support the Clean Energy Future bills

The House of Representatives vote to support the Clean Energy Future bills negotiated by the Greens, the government and independent MPs is a vital step towards tackling the climate crisis and building a cleaner, healthier Australia.

The bills, negotiated through the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee as a result of the Greens' agreement to support the Gillard Government, will now move to the Senate where they will be debated and voted on in November before coming into effect on July 1 next year.

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House of Representatives votes to start building a cleaner, healthier Australia

The House of Representatives vote to support the Clean Energy Future bills negotiated by the Greens, the government and independent MPs is a vital step towards tackling the climate crisis and building a cleaner, healthier Australia, the Australian Greens said today.

The bills, negotiated through the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee as a result of the Greens' agreement to support the Gillard Government, will now move to the Senate where they will be debated and voted on in November before coming into effect on July 1 next year.

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