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Senate urges Turnbull not to bin recycled paper promise

Janet Rice 11 Nov 2015

Senate urges Turnbull not to bin recycled paper promise

The Senate has called on the Turnbull government to immediately reinstate an ongoing commitment to using 100 per cent recycled paper in government departments and agencies.

“The government seems happy to recycle Prime Ministers but is refusing to do the same for paper,” said the Australian Greens forests spokesperson Senator Janet Rice.

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Greens Senators in South East NSW – plan to step up call to end logging of native forests

Lee Rhiannon 7 Oct 2015

MEDIA RELEASE 7 October 2015

Following a three day visit to NSW’s South East forests Greens Senators Lee Rhiannon and Janet Rice have said that the trip was a great success with considerable evidence gathered on why ending logging of native forests should be a key focus in the coming federal election.

“The evidence is overwhelming that it is time to end the logging of our native forests and we will be working hard to inject this as a key issue in the coming federal election campaign,” Senator Rhiannon said.

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