Anniversary of the Apology needs more than just lip service

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Apology. It comes as the Gillard government introduces its new Stronger Futures legislation, which would extend the NT intervention measures. And it also comes alongside new evidence of a large increase in suicides amongst young Aboriginal girls in the Northern Territory after the implementation of the Intervention. There’sContinue reading Anniversary of the Apology needs more than just lip service

What’s wrong with Ferguson’s National Nuclear Waste Management Bill – speech

Speech to ACE Collective Rally outside Ferguson’s office, 30 April 2010 By Alex Bhathal, Greens candidate for Batman It’s been two months since we were last here outside our local member’s office, although there’s been a few other community groups here in between times, keeping our seats warm for us! In these two months, thereContinue reading What’s wrong with Ferguson’s National Nuclear Waste Management Bill – speech

Nuclear Waste Management Bill in Senate this Wednesday

The National Radioactive Waste Management legislation is due to go before the Senate, this coming Wednesday 8th Feb. Check here for quick, easy actions you can take, wherever you are in Australia. Late February marks the second anniversary of the introduction of Commonwealth Minister for Energy and Resources Martin Ferguson’s new National Radioactive Waste ManagementContinue reading Nuclear Waste Management Bill in Senate this Wednesday