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MEDIA RELEASE: Australia should follow Boris Johnson's lead on EVs

The announcement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he will bring forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the United Kingdom to 2035 is very welcome.

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SUBMISSION: Retirement Income Review

Sustainable Australia Party has made a submission to the Retirement Income Review via Kelvin Thomson which is now on the Treasury website under 'Retirement Income Review Submissions'.

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MEDIA: Calls to sack Casey Council amid corruption probe

Herald Sun: A motion to sack the embattled Casey Council, which is at the centre of one of Victoria’s biggest corruption scandals, will be made in the upper house today as frustration grows over the state government’s inaction. Sustainable Australia's Clifford Hayes MP will make the move in the Victorian Legislative Council today urging the Andrews Government to dismiss the council.

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FACT CHECK: Sustainable Australia Party's position on population and immigration

The Hon. Kelvin Thomson:

When the economist Leith Van Onselen was recently asked on ABC radio whether his support for a substantial cut in Australia’s migration program meant he was xenophobic, he replied that he supported a return of our migration program to the numbers we had when Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser, and Bob Hawke were Prime Minister, and that he presumed that they weren’t regarded as xenophobes.

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KELVIN'S BLOG: More 'fake growth'. Just what we need!

We’ve just had another bout of breathless reporting from journalists, economists and commentators about our economic growth, accompanying the release of the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook. Remarkably, people who ought to know better continue to talk about GDP, but make no mention of GDP per capita.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Casey Council revelations show need for property developer donation ban

The Sustainable Australia Party has called for a ban on all property developer donations and contributions to political parties, following revelations yesterday at Victoria’s Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission.

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KELVIN'S BLOG: Stakes into the heart of Borneo

Borneo is a great Indonesian tropical island – the world’s third largest - renowned for its remarkable forests and wildlife. But now that is at stake. 

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KELVIN'S BLOG: How dare you?

Congratulations to Sweden’s most famous 16 year old, Greta Thunberg, for telling it like it is at the UN this week. No sugar coating there. “How dare you?” she said, to those selling the “fairytale of endless economic growth”.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Climate strike supported, but won't save the day unless it includes population

The Sustainable Australia Party supports the Climate Strike, and our Victorian MP Clifford Hayes and National President William Bourke, as well as other Sustainable Australia Party members, will be attending the Melbourne rally.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Sustainable Australia Party calls for government consistency on foreign influence and action on campaign donations

Last year the Liberal Government passed the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act, and it came into effect in December. In doing so it earned attacks from Bill Shorten and Kristina Keneally during the Bennelong Byelection that it was “China phobic”.

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