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Greens support Triple J moving date of Hottest 100

With calls becoming louder every year to respect those for whom January 26 represents a tragedy, not a celebration, the Greens strongly support the suggestion that Triple J move the Hottest 100 to a more appropriate date to mark national unity and diversity, Australian Greens Spokesperson on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Issues Senator Rachel Siewert said today.

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Community Forums with Rachel & Scott

Creating Freedom Australia are hosting a number of community discussion on ideas and actions to create a better world for us and our future generations.

Alongside the play ‘The Various Unfortunate Deaths of T'Abbott and Rue Doch Juniors', these community discussions with guest speakers including Senator Rachel Siewert and Senator Scott Ludlam.

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Environmental and Heritage Impacts of Airport Extension on Munday Swamp Questioned

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

Question No. 826

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, in writing, on 2 September 2014:

With reference to the answers to Questions on notice no. 316 and 628 relating to the environmental and Indigenous heritage values of Munday Swamp located at Perth Airport in

Western Australia:

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Traditional Owners of the Muckaty Nuclear Waste Site

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

QUESTION NUMBER: 314

DATE ASKED: 19 March 2014

 

Question

SENATOR LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry on 19 March 2014:

With reference to the proposed development ofthe Muckaty Nuclear Waste Disposal site:

(1) Has the Minister made contact with, or met directly with, traditional owners and affected Aboriginal people concerned by, or opposed to, the development of a radioactive waste facility in the Muckaty region; if not, why not.

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Burrup Air Pollution and the BOM

MINSITER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Senate Question No. 0298

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, in writing, on 18 March 2014:

With reference to the instances where industrial pollution at the Burrup Peninsula (the Peninsula) shows up as rain and cloud cover on Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) radars:

(1) Will the Department urgently undertake research on the impact of industrial pollution on the Peninsula and how often the BOM radar is recording such pollution as either rain or cloud cover on clear days.

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Commonwealth Heritage Council and the application of it's work

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, in writing, on 18 March 2014:

With reference to National Heritage assessments:

(1) How many assessments have been completed by the Australian Heritage Council where no decision has yet been made by the Minister, broken down by state and territory?

(2) If any assessments have been completed but decisions are pending:

(a) when were such assessments completed;

(b) what is the reason for the delay;

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