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Transurban’s donations to old parties put mega toll roads into question, say the Greens

Political donations data released this week shows that private toll road giant Transurban has made significant donations to both the Labor and Liberal parties in this reporting period, putting into question both parties’ unquestioning support for mega private toll roads across Australia, say the Greens.

“Companies like Transurban ‘invest’ money in the old political parties because it’s good bang for buck," said Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens transport spokesperson.

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Greens say Coalition naysayers should stop blocking Australia’s electric vehicle future

The Turnbull Government needs to get its house in order and drive Australia’s electric vehicle future, or risk being left behind the rest of the world, say the Australian Greens.

 

“Australia is a global laggard when it comes to low-pollution transport, and it’s time for real action to drive the uptake of electric vehicles”, said Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens transport spokesperson.

 

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Greens say Coalition naysayers should stop blocking Australia’s electric vehicle future

The Turnbull Government needs to get its house in order and drive Australia’s electric vehicle future, or risk being left behind the rest of the world, say the Australian Greens.

 

“Australia is a global laggard when it comes to low-pollution transport, and it’s time for real action to drive the uptake of electric vehicles”, said Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens transport spokesperson.

 

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Greens say Coalition naysayers should stop blocking Australia’s electric vehicle future

The Turnbull Government needs to get its house in order and drive Australia’s electric vehicle future, or risk being left behind the rest of the world, say the Australian Greens.

“Australia is a global laggard when it comes to low-pollution transport, and it’s time for real action to drive the uptake of electric vehicles”, said Senator Janet Rice, Australian Greens transport spokesperson.

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Greens amendment calling for mandatory vehicle emissions and encouraging uptake of electric vehicles passes Senate

The Greens have today successfully amended the Government’s Liquid Fuel Emergency Bill to call on the Government to reduce Australia’s oil consumption.

Part of Australia’s international obligations under the International Energy Agency is to ensure we have 90 days worth of liquid fuel stocks. Australia has not met this obligation for over half a decade.

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Greens amendment calling for mandatory vehicle emissions and encouraging uptake of electric vehicles passes Senate

The Greens have today successfully amended the Government’s Liquid Fuel Emergency Bill to call on the Government to reduce Australia’s oil consumption.

 

Part of Australia’s international obligations under the International Energy Agency is to ensure we have 90 days worth of liquid fuel stocks. Australia has not met this obligation for over half a decade.

 

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