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Citizenship bill unworkable: Greens

Scott Ludlam 4 Sep 2015

The Australians Greens have condemned the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS) report on the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015.

Greens Deputy Leader Senator Scott Ludlam said that the committee ignored expert evidence and shirked its responsibilities by continuing to support key planks of the Government’s unworkable citizenship laws.

“Despite making 27 recommendations, that offer slight improvements of the original Bill, the framework of this irreparably flawed Bill remains intact,” Senator Ludlam said.

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Is Edward Snowden a person of interest to Australia's Customs and Border Protection?

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

(Question No. 20)

Senator Scott Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, upon notice, on 12 November 2013:

Is United States citizen Mr Edward Snowden listed on the Department of Immigration and Citizenship movement alert list as a non-citizen of concern.

Senator Cash - The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

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Greens launch Kids Ad Package

Scott Ludlam 21 Aug 2013

Australian Greens health spokesperson, Dr Richard Di Natale, joined Greens communications spokesperson, Senator Scott Ludlam, in Perth today to announce their Kids Ad Package.

“The Greens want to protect our children from being exposed to alcohol advertising,” said Senator Di Natale.

“The Greens have already announced that we would ban the promotion of junk food and gambling during the times when kids are watching television. Today we are announcing that we would apply the same approach to alcohol.

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