Education and Employment Legislation Committee
EDUCATION PORTFOLIO - Australian Research Council
Hundreds of Western Australians working in the renewable energy industry could lose their jobs and solar PV system costs will rise if the Abbott Government scraps the Renewable Energy Target warned Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam.
The Government is currently reviewing the RET, which is designed to deliver 20 per cent renewable energy by 2020, but any change to the current target could spell disaster for the solar panel industry in WA.
Senator Scott Ludlam
Monday March 10, 2014
The Prime Minister should not leave Western Australia until he gives the thousands of Western Australian men, women and children at risk of homelessness certainty the funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness is continued said Greens spokesman for homelessness Senator for WA Scott Ludlam.
This year's International Women's Day theme, ‘Ending Poverty for Women and Girls through Economic Empowerment', highlighted the fact that tackling poverty must be a priority for government, given the serious effects on physical and mental heal