Tag: Tanya Plibersek

‘I would get rid of them’: Tanya Plibersek said she was against stage-three tax cuts, constituent claims | Tanya Plibersek | The Guardian

Tanya Plibersek in parliament house, shown looking to the left in three-quarter profile

Longtime Labor supporter says Plibersek told him she disagreed with the decision to keep tax cuts legislated by former Coalition government

Source: ‘I would get rid of them’: Tanya Plibersek said she was against stage-three tax cuts, constituent claims | Tanya Plibersek | The Guardian

Takes the plunge: Tanya Plibersek releases roadmap to fix Australia’s water trading wreck – Michael West

Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has released the “Roadmap” document accepting Australia’s water trading markets are “a market-design car-crash” and backed the findings of the long-awaited ACCC report. Authors of Sold Down the River, Stuart Kells and Scott Hamilton, report.

Source: Takes the plunge: Tanya Plibersek releases roadmap to fix Australia’s water trading wreck – Michael West

New koala action plan another policy failure

Am I turning Green?

A new conservation plan designed to protect koalas is once again failing to save the species from extinction, writes Sue Arnold.

REGRETTABLY, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s latest environmental policy announcement, The Threatened Species Action Plan, is short on details and fails to address the substantive issues driving Australia’s extinction crisis.

Source: New koala action plan another policy failure

Australia signs global nature pledge committing to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 | Australia news | The Guardian

Carnaby's black cockatoo sitting on a callistemon which has bright red flowers

But it yet has to pledge a Bill of Human Rights

Morrison government refused to sign Leaders’ Pledge for Nature in 2020 but Anthony Albanese signals environment is back as priority

Source: Australia signs global nature pledge committing to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 | Australia news | The Guardian

Tanya Plibersek says she will block Clive Palmer’s proposed coalmine near Great Barrier Reef | Environment | The Guardian

Tanya Plibersek says she will block Clive Palmer’s proposed coalmine near Great Barrier Reef | Environment | The Guardian

Tanya Plibersek says she will block Clive Palmer’s proposed coalmine near Great Barrier Reef | Environment | The Guardian

Environment report Coalition didn’t release paints ‘damning story of neglect’, Tanya Plibersek says | Australian politics | The Guardian

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She works twice as hard and is twice as smart as Susan Ley ever was. She’s real value for money and transparent to boot is our Tanya

Minister will release five-yearly report which she says details ‘alarming story’ of native species extinction and cultural heritage loss

Source: Environment report Coalition didn’t release paints ‘damning story of neglect’, Tanya Plibersek says | Australian politics | The Guardian

After the Coalition’s failure, there is no higher duty than being Australia’s environment minister | Amelia Young | The Guardian

Tanya Plibersek with governor general David Hurley being sworn in as environment minister

An Australian environment minister carries this responsibility in a way that environment ministers from other countries don’t: Australia as the long-isolated island ark, has flora and fauna like nothing else on the globe.

So when political commentators say that Tanya Plibersek has been “demoted” to the role of Australian environment minister, I wonder what higher responsibility a government minister in 2022 could possibly carry.

Source: After the Coalition’s failure, there is no higher duty than being Australia’s environment minister | Amelia Young | The Guardian

Where’s Tanya Plibersek? More like where’s Alan Tudge | The Canberra Times | Canberra, ACT

Albanese then stepped in with a very pointed question of his own. “I’ve got my education spokesperson [Plibersek] here. Who is Scott Morrison’s education spokesman?” Advertisement Ad It is a good question no one can quite seem to answer.

Source: Where’s Tanya Plibersek? More like where’s Alan Tudge | The Canberra Times | Canberra, ACT

‘Taxypayer-funded nong’: Kelly, Plibersek in fiery parliamentary clash

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Tensions have spectacularly boiled over in the halls of Parliament, with Labor frontbencher Tanya Plibersek and Craig Kelly squaring up in a heated argument over the Coalition MP’s debunked and “dangerous” claims about COVID.

‘Taxypayer-funded nong’: Kelly, Plibersek in fiery parliamentary clash

Foreign Relations Julie Bishop style

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has accused her Opposition counterpart Tanya Plibersek of wanting to provide for a “terrorist picnic” in Syria.

Tony Abbott appears to be laying the groundwork for Australia to extend its airstrikes against Islamic State extremists from Iraq into Syria, but Ms Plibersek, said she would rather see an increase in Australia’s humanitarian role.

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