Healthy Oceans Spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has expressed major concern over an application lodged by 3D Oil overnight to conduct seismic testing in the Otway Basin, west of King Island.
Senator Whish-Wilson said, "Seismic testing poses an unacceptable risk to the health of our oceans and it’s shocking just how little research has been done on the impact that seismic testing has on our marine life and fisheries."
Greens Healthy Oceans spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has come out in support of a legal challenge to the Queensland Government’s “archaic and shameful” shark culling program in the Great Barrier Reef, the hearing for which will be held in Brisbane today.
Greens Healthy Oceans spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says dire research published today in the Science journal shows accelerated ocean warming and is yet another frightening wake-up call to the Morrison Government and big business to get serious about climate change and the harsh im
Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, says the Productivity Commission Report into the superannuation industry proves once and for all what the Greens have been saying for years – the super system is rigged in the interests of wealthy trustees and fund managers and needs a major overhaul.
There were 15 Senate sitting weeks and 4 weeks of Senate Estimates in parliament in 2018. During the year the Greens have initiated some important Senate Inquiries and participated in many others. The Greens-initiated waste and recycling inquiry report was tabled in June 2018. I made five adjournment speeches, delivered 98 speeches on bills, moved 24 motions (12 of which passed successfully), delivered five Matters of Public Importance speeches and asked 13 questions without notice during Question Time.