This budget is a cynical attempt to buy votes instead of planning for the nation’s looming challenges. What we needed was a plan to tackle the climate emergency through a real investment in renewables and a managed transition away from coal and other fossil fuels. What we needed was a plan to tackle growing inequality and to fund our essential services. Instead Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg have stuck their heads in the sand and delivered a few election bribes.
Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has circulated amendments to the Protecting Your Super Package Bill that is listed for debate in the Senate today, and that makes changes to the provision of group insurance through default super.
Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, commented on the likely passage through the Senate of Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 2) Bill 2018 which will expand the FinTech regulatory sandbox.
Greens Treasury spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, commented today on suspicions of insider trading on the morning of Monday 4 February 2019 based on a leak of the final report of the Hayne Royal Commission.
At a time when the gap between rich and poor is growing, the Australian Greens want to ensure we all get a fair share of Australia's prosperity. The Australian Greens believe that economic activity should support, rather than deplete the social and natural capital of our world - that is, the natural environment on which we all depend, and the social relationships that make people happy and healthy.
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