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WA ban the bag and leave NSW and Victoria looking foolish

Press release | 11 September, 2017 at 16:14

September 12, 2017: Today’s move by the WA Premier to ban single-use bags highlights how out-of-touch the governments of NSW and Victoria are in being last to act despite overwhelming public support for action to reduce plastic waste.

Coal slush fund will be redesigned to be even slushier

Press release | 6 September, 2017 at 10:50

September 7, 2017: Barnaby Joyce’s declaration that the government is “redesigning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF)” so it can use $5 billion in taxpayer funds to better serve mining interests is a slap in the face to millions of...

Coal slush fund will be redesigned to be even slushier

Press release | 6 September, 2017 at 10:50

September 7, 2017: Barnaby Joyce’s declaration that the government is “redesigning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF)” so it can use $5 billion in taxpayer funds to better serve mining interests is a slap in the face to millions of...

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 12:36

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Left behind on plastic: stalling states an embarrassment to voters

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 11:42

September 6, 2017: Queensland’s Parliament has shamed the Premiers of NSW and Victoria by taking decisive action to limit plastic waste by passing a ban on single-use bags and a drinks container refund scheme into law.

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