CFS Executive Director Sonia St Alban and volunteer firefighters will today present the Country Fire Service Volunteers Association’s (CFSVA) petition to the Member for Morphett, Duncan McFetridge MP.
The number of Aboriginal people in jail will continue to rise if cuts to indigenous legal aid go ahead, says Australian Greens spokesperson for legal affairs, Senator Penny Wright.
The Australian Greens are deeply concerned about implications of the diplomatic crisis that continues with Indonesia.
"I am deeply disappointed and alarmed at the rate of deterioration in the relationship between Indonesia and Australia," Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne said.
The Australian Greens have announced today that they will move a motion calling on the Senate to condemn the government’s practice of separating mothers and fathers from their newborn babies.