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Organic farm loses certification after GM crop invasion

WA Greens spokesperson for Food and GMO, Lynn MacLaren MLC, has challenged Minister Terry Redman to come clean on the real impacts of growing GM crops in WA.

The call comes in response to news that a Kojonup organic farmer has lost his certification due to a neighbour's GM canola crop.

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New data highlights the scale of emergent aged care crisis - Greens

The Australian Greens say recent data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is further proof that immediate action is needed to tackle the emerging crisis in Australia’s residential aged care services.

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GM labelling recommendations must be publicly released - Greens

The Australian Greens say many people don't realise they are buying GM products in stores and supermarkets, with current labelling loopholes making it practically impossible for them to be avoided.

Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Health spokesperson says the recommendations of the Independent Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy should be made public upon their presentation to the Australian New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council meeting in Adelaide today, ahead of a COAG decision on food labelling, which is due in February.

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Roe Highway stage 8 - community consultation

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[COUNCIL - Thursday, 25 November 2010]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien

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Lake Nowergup - proposed limestone quarry

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[COUNCIL - Thursday, 25 November 2010]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney

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Associations Incorporation Amendment (Transfer of Incorporation) Bill 2010

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[COUNCIL - Thursday, 25 November 2010]
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Hon Sue Ellery; Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Nick Goiran; Hon Norman Moore

ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION AMENDMENT (TRANSFER OF INCORPORATION) BILL 2010
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