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Government inaction on homelessness will leave tens of thousands of Australians in the cold

Scott Ludlam 11 Dec 2013

Tens of thousands of the nation’s most vulnerable people could be without emergency services and have nowhere to turn for help next winter due to the Abbott Government’s failure to commit to funding homeless services, Greens Housing spokesperson Scott Ludlam warned.

The Senate supported Senator Scott Ludlam’s motion demanding the Abbott Government immediately recommence negotiations on the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH), which expires in June next year.

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Australian dream of home ownership now a nightmare – shame Abbott shot the messenger

Scott Ludlam 25 Nov 2013

While buying a first home is now out of reach for many, the Abbott Government has axed the key housing advisory body and is washing its hands of all responsibility for the warped state of the Australian housing market.

Greens housing spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam said recently released ABS figures showed potential first home owners were being locked out of the market, even as the Government moved to abolish the National Housing Supply Council.

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Questions on the proposed Mangles Bay Marina project at Point Peron

Senator Ludlam asked the minister representing the Minister for the Environment, in writing, on 12 November 2013:

With reference to the 29 April 2013 conditional approval by the Western Australia Environmental Protection Agency to the Mangles Bay Marina project in Cape Peron being assessed bilaterally under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the Act):

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