A bill to write the government's 43 per cent emissions reduction target into law has passed the lower house after the government agreed to several minor amendments from the crossbench.
The federal government did not need the votes of crossbenchers in the lower house to pass its climate target bill, but it agreed to support amendments moved by a number of independents.
The "teal" independent MPs who swept into parliament on a platform of climate action and government integrity have celebrated the federal government's willingness to negotiate changes to its bill.
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Hard Solo to be renamed after regulator finds alcoholic drink had 'evident appeal to minors'
The Guardian, 16 November 2023
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Sydney Morning Herald, 30 October 2023
“Any proposal for moving Warringah west towards North Sydney would create a more significantly bifurcated electorate, split by Middle Harbour with three distinct zones which do not share cultural, sporting, community or issues links," Kylea has said of proposals to redraw electorate boundaries ahead of the next election.
MP calls for new federal ‘office of electrification’ to encourage Australians to ditch gas
Daily Telegraph, 27 October 2023
Kylea is calling for the federal government to establish a new “office of electrification” in a push to encourage Australians to ditch the use of gas in private homes.
Teal MPs call for national road-user charges after high court shuts down Victoria’s EV tax
The Guardian, 20 October 2023
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Statement on Middle East conflict & Parliamentary Motion
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