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Russia uranium ban should stay: Greens

Scott Ludlam 3 Sep 2014

Confirmation that the Australian Government has suspended potential uranium sales to the Russian Federation has been welcomed by the Greens, after questions placed by Adam Bandt MP in the House and Senator Scott Ludlam in the Senate.

"The Australian Greens have argued that uranium sales to the Russian Federation should never have been contemplated in the first place," Senator Ludlam said.

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Ranger 3 rehabilitation held to ransom?

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications

Legislation Committee

Answers to questions on notice

Environment portfolio

Question No: 70

Hearing: Budget Estimates

Outcome: Outcome 1

Programme: Supervising Scientist Division

Topic: RANGER 3 DEEPS - REHABILITATION BOND

Hansard Page: 7

Question Date: 27 May 2014

Question Type: Spoken

 

Senator Ludlam asked:

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Ranger 3 Environmental Impact Assessment held back until after restart approved by Minister.

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications

Legislation Committee

Answers to questions on notice

Environment portfolio

Question No: 53

Hearing: Budget Estimates

Outcome: Outcome 1

Programme: Environment Assessment and Compliance Division

Topic: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS ASSESSMENT - RANGER 3 DEEPS

Hansard Page: 9

Question Date: 27 May 2014

Question Type: Spoken

 

Senator Ludlam asked:

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#estimates, in retrospect

#estimates, in retrospect

 A fortnight ago I sketched a quick summary of what your Parliament does during a budget estimates fortnight. Now you get to see the some of the results. Yes, there was obfuscation, timewasting and petty denial, but the last two weeks has impressed on me again how important this ritual is for all concerned, particularly in the light of the unique nature of the budget in question.

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Muckaty Radioactive Dump defeated at last

Scott Ludlam 3 Jun 2014

This is an extraordinary win for the elders and their families who have sought to protect country on behalf of all of us. They should never have had the burden of dealing with Australia's radioactive waste laid on them, first by the Howard Government, and then by the Rudd/Gillard Government. Now that burden is lifted.

It is essential that Australia's disgraceful history of targeting Aboriginal communities to host our 60-year legacy of spent reactor fuel is never repeated again.

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