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Contentious Hazelmere plant granted funding even in absence of environmental and health approvals


DATE ASKED: 2 July 2014


SENATOR SCOTT LUDLAM asked the Minister representing the Minister for Industry on 2 July 2014:

With reference to the Hazelmere Wood Waste to Energy Plant proposed by the Eastern  Metropolitan Regional Council and Anzac Pty Ltd in Perth (the project):

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Climate Adaption in the Built Environment

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications

Legislation Committee

Answers to questions on notice

Environment portfolio

Question No: 73

Hearing: Additional Estimates

Outcome: Outcome 7

Programme: Adaptation and Science Division

Topic: Adaptation Strategy - built environment

Hansard Page: 59

Question Date: 24 February 2014

Question Type: Spoken

Senator Ludlam asked:


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Alcohol and sport shouldn't mix

Scott Ludlam 26 Mar 2014

March 26, 2014
Senator for WA Scott Ludlam

A survey by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education has found that West Australians have more experience with alcohol-fuelled violence than anywhere in the country. Greens Senator for West Australia, Scott Ludlam today called on the Abbott Government to close the loophole that allows grog ads during daytime sports broadcasts.

"Alcohol and sport shouldn't mix," said Senator Ludlam.

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Fukushima Fisheries Fallout and Lucas Heights Secrecy, Nuclear Powered Problems



DATE ASKED: 21 November 2013

DATE DUE TABLING: 21 December 2013

SENATOR LUDLUM asked the Assistant Minister for Health, upon notice, on 21 November 2013:

(1) With reference to the ongoing nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant:

(a) what is the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) doing to support or observe the removal of 400 tonnes of highly irradiated spent fuel at the power plant;

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Answers back: Heatwave deaths and city design an uncomfortable subject for government

Rural & Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee
Supplementary Budget Estimates November 2013
Infrastructure and Regional Development

Question no.: 213

Program: n/a
Division/Agency: (PAR) Policy and Research
Topic: Research into Heatwave Deaths
Proof Hansard Page/s: 112 (18/11/2013)

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National uranium protections at risk

The Australian Government is prepared to abandon all responsibility for regulating the uranium industry, in direct contradiction to written commitments given by Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

In May 2013, then opposition environment spokesperson Greg Hunt said the Commonwealth would retain control over decisions involving nuclear matters and projects for which state governments are likely to have a significant conflict of interest as the proponent - both of which would cover uranium mining.

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Lest We Forget Nuclear Veterans

Between 1952 and 1963, approximately 16,000 Australian civilians and serviceman were exposed to nuclear fallout when British nuclear weapons were tested at the Montebello Islands in Western Australia, Maralinga and Emu fields in South Australia, and over the Christmas and Malden Islands.

"Today Australians mark the sacrifice, suffering and deaths of our servicemen and women in all wars, but unfortunately some of our veterans have been forgotten," said Australian Greens spokesperson on nuclear policy, Senator Scott Ludlam.

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