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MIL-OSI Australia: Shooters and Liberal MLC support Greens move for greater oversight of NSW Govt’s financial accountability and transparency

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, Banking and Finance, English, fish, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Shooters and Liberal MLC support Greens move for greater oversight of NSW Govt’s financial accountability and transparency

Source: Australian Green Party Overnight the NSW legislative Council supported a Greens amendment to the NSW Government Sector Finance Bill to reconstitute the Parliaments Public Accounts Committee to improve financial accountability and transparency in NSW. The amendment passed with the support of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and Liberal MLC Mathew Mason Cox who […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Berejiklian Government to make councils pay for costly by-elections

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, English, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Berejiklian Government to make councils pay for costly by-elections

Source: Australian Green Party The NSW Liberal National Government has rejected an amendment by the Greens that would have allowed local councils to use simply countback mechanisms to fill casual vacancies for elected councillors. Councils will instead be required to have costly by-elections with significant cost to councils, candidates and the local community whenever a […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Labor ACT Chief Minister’s call for Newstart increase is encouraging, Shorten must do the same: Greens

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Green Party, Employment, English, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Labor ACT Chief Minister’s call for Newstart increase is encouraging, Shorten must do the same: Greens

Source: Australian Green Party Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert says ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr breaking ranks with federal Labor to call for an increase to Newstart is encouraging.  “Mr Barr can see like most that Newstart is far too low to survive off and it needs to be increased if unemployed Australians are genuinely […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Government still can’t explain how they plan to bypass encryption without compromising our online information; Greens

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, Cyber Security, English, Exploration, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Government still can’t explain how they plan to bypass encryption without compromising our online information; Greens

Source: Australian Green Party Wednesday, 6th June 2018 Australian Greens Digital Rights spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John has called on Cyber Security Minister Angus Taylor to detail how the government’s planned cyber security legislation will bypass end-to-end encryption without compromising the security of that encrypted data. Senator Steele-John said he was concerned the proposed legislation would simply obligate […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Draconian anti-protest laws need to be repealed despite Wollar Three charges being dismissed

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, English, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Draconian anti-protest laws need to be repealed despite Wollar Three charges being dismissed

Source: Australian Green Party The Greens NSW resources spokesman Jeremy Buckingham today congratulated the ‘Wollar Three’ protesters – Bev Smiles, Stephanie Luke and Bruce Hughes – after serious criminal charges for obstructing a mining operations were dismissed for lack of evidence.  He called for the law to be changed so that the act of protesting […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Labor’s FIFO camp undermines Karratha economy: Greens

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, Business, Commerce, English, Exploration, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Labor’s FIFO camp undermines Karratha economy: Greens

Source: Australian Green Party Tuesday, 5th June 2018 The McGowan Government’s decision to give Woodside the go-ahead to build a new FIFO camp in Karratha is a kick in the guts to the local economy and signals that the damage to mental health caused by FIFO is of little concern to the Government, according to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: A Budget for fairness and sustainability: ACT Greens

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Green Party, Budget, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: A Budget for fairness and sustainability: ACT Greens

Source: Australian Green Party Shane Rattenbury, MLA and Caroline Le Couteur, MLA The ACT Greens today welcomed the ACT Budget’s commitments towards fairness and sustainability. “From the Greens perspective this Budget takes another important step towards making Canberra the most sustainable and fair place in Australia,” Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury said today. MIL OSI News […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: PM telling drought-stricken farmers to adapt to climate change while failing to tackle carbon pollution, say Greens

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NATO, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: PM telling drought-stricken farmers to adapt to climate change while failing to tackle carbon pollution, say Greens

Source: Australian Green Party The Prime Minister touring drought-stricken NSW and QLD telling farmers they have to be resilient and adapt to climate change is a slap in the face when his Government is failing to take any real action in the face of climate catastrophe, say the Greens. “Rapidly reducing carbon pollution is the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Greens to Environment Minister: introduced species don’t need heritage protection

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, Australian State Governments, English, Environment, MIL OSI, NATO, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Greens to Environment Minister: introduced species don’t need heritage protection

Source: Australian Green Party The Environment Minister’s support for the NSW government’s move to use heritage laws to protect horses in the Kosciuszko National Park is farcical says Greens spokesperson for the Environment, Senator Andrew Bartlett. “An Environment Minister who was committed to discharging his duties instead of backing up his mates in NSW would […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Coles, Woolworths commit to reduce plastic-wrapped fruit and vege, NSW must step up action on plastic pollution

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Green Party, English, Environment, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Coles, Woolworths commit to reduce plastic-wrapped fruit and vege, NSW must step up action on plastic pollution

Source: Australian Green Party NSW Greens Fair Trading and Marine Environment spokesperson Justin Field has welcomed today’s announcement by Coles and Woolworths of measures to reduce plastic-wrapped produce following ongoing pressure from the community. Coles has pledged to reduce plastic wrap on fruit and vegetables, including bunches of bananas, and replace meat and poultry product […]

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