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Innovation and Science statement dead in the water under an anti-science government: Bandt

Innovation and Science statement dead in the water under an anti-science government: Bandt

Greens spokesperson for Science, Research & Innovation, Adam Bandt MP, today applauded the ambitious plan released by Innovation and Science Australia but said that trying to foster innovation under an anti-science, anti-education government is like politely asking Pauline Hanson to stop being a racist.

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Shorten must act on waterfront lockout: Bandt

Greens MP and employment and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt has called on Minister Bill Shorten to intervene in the escalating waterfront dispute.

Mr Bandt has also said he will push ahead with legislation to limit employers' capacity to use lock-outs as a legal tactic in industrial disputes.

"As soon as he has been sworn in, Minister Shorten needs to wade in and pull Chris Corrigan into line", Mr Bandt said.

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