Dying with Dignity is about giving choice to people who are dying, and who deserve whatever control they can exercise when they are nearing the end of their lives

People overwhelmingly support the right of terminally ill people to make these choices, and the law should reflect that.
Dying with Dignity is about giving choice to people who are dying

Euthanasia survey hints at support from doctors, nurses and division

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Erica Gordon
Ka Kwok
Linda Coombes
“While it is technically legal to avail yourself of cannabis medicine, it is practically impossible.”

The Greens will continue working with doctors and patients to make this medicine available for those patients who need it. greens.org.au/med-can
While it is technically legal to avail yourself of cannabis medicine it

Medical cannabis workshop: 'incredibly cumbersome' to get drugs to patients

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Richard Barber
George Russell
Jenni Steele
Eid Mubarak!

During Ramadan I had the pleasure of joining Muslim Australians at a number of Iftars, and we were honoured to be joined by so many friends at our own Iftar events.

We wish you a happy and peaceful Eid with your families and friends.
Eid Mubarak During Ramadan I had the pleasure of joining Muslim Australians
Christopher Thomas
Omar Emaduldeen
Kate Bulbert
Judy Kennedy
Jon Mark De Araugo
Sel Hughes
We've announced legislation to ensure terminally ill patients can gain access to Australian made medicinal cannabis products, not just imports.

Learn more and support our campaign at greens.org.au/med-can
Weve announced legislation to ensure terminally ill patients can gain access to
Michelle Stubbs
Michelle Eaton
Lyn Cleaver
Always good to see a friendly face in the Senate!
Always good to see a friendly face in the Senate
Amy Theron
David Connan
Cally Johnson
This is an unfair, sexist tax — and we have a plan to abolish it.
Sharlene Henderson
Carol Anne Bartram
Al Taylor
"Decades of research has concluded that students with disabilities who learn in inclusive classrooms make far greater progress."
Decades of research has concluded that students with disabilities who learn in

Pauline Hanson is wrong – we need to include children with disability in regular classrooms

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Marianne McDiarmid
David Caune
Christine Stewart
Yesterday, we heard some of the most hateful, outrageous and disgraceful comments from Pauline Hanson towards young children in schools who need additional support. She must apologise.
Pat Orr
Chris Davey
Annette Wines
All kids deserve the gold-standard in education and the very best opportunities at school, as part of an inclusive and supportive community.
All kids deserve the goldstandard in education and the very best opportunities

Hanson under fire for 'repulsive, bigoted' comments on children with disabilities

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Ann Nolan
Sandra Lee
Katherine Kwiatkowski
Yet another reason the Liberal Party and QLD Labor shouldn't be throwing their hat in the ring with Adani and new coal mines.
Yet another reason the Liberal Party and QLD Labor shouldnt be throwing

Global banks reduce lending to dirtiest fossil fuel companies by billions in 2016

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Jase Zim
Kevin Lynch
Christina Coombe
An update from Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and I over school funding following the government's backroom deal with the crossbench that has compromised David Gonski’s vision. It is very disappointing that by doing another special deal with the Catholic schools, the Government is making exactly the same mistake as Labor, which is why we were here in the first place.

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Liam Carter
Anthony Griffin
Kitty Tsui
Great news from Kim Le Cerf - Mayor and Greens Councillor at City of Darebin: The National General Assembly of Local Governments #NGA17 has passed a motion to lobby the Federal Government to Change the Date of Australia Day.
Great news from Kim Le Cerf Mayor and Greens Councillor at City
Rowena Allan
Nina Catherine
Jenny Leonard
Senator Rachel Siewert speaks about the day the NT Intervention was announced.
Maryam E Clay
Bruce Andrews
Beth McMullan
“Climate change has to become seen as a reason for far greater levels of global cooperation than we’ve seen before. If we don’t see it that way, then we’re going to be in big trouble."
Climate change has to become seen as a reason for far greater

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat

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Lynley Swims
Jamie Purcell
Seamus Ryan
On World Refugee Day, Labor and the Coalition voted together in favour of indefinite offshore detention for refugees and people seeking asylum.
Colleen Lucas
Richard Isaacs
Therese Logan
Kon Karapanagiotidis, Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) has shared with us some ways we can help refugees.
Kon Karapanagiotidis Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre ASRC has shared

36 things you can do to help refugees right now

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Cathy Thomas
Rob Stewart
Beryce Nelson
The Bank Levy passed the Senate late last night.

It is only by recognising that we have to raise revenue to fund the things that Australians want and deserve, like Medicare and a well-funded public education system, that we will begin to make the progress we need to make towards a fairer and more decent society.
Trissy MP
Lawrence Corry
Philip Downie
Today, we mark World Refugee Day.

In 2016, there were more than 65 million displaced people around the world. We need to show more compassion towards those seeking our protection.

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Carol Anne Bartram
Craig Lindsay
Mark Anderson
“The initiative and entrepreneurial spirit that refugees have used to flee, survive and establish themselves in Australia is clear."

Tuan's story is a terrific one on the eve of World Refugee Day.
The initiative and entrepreneurial spirit that refugees have used to flee survive

‘I just needed a chance': from refugee to the heights of Australian medical research

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Kez Martyn
Janice Gardiner
Kasey Holmes