Freedom of Information amendments defeated

Thank you & congratulations.

In the last fortnight there has been  huge flurry of emails to the Liberal, National and DLP MPs expressing concern about the amendments proposed to Victoria's Freedom of Information legislation. 

Changes that would have allowed active citizens to be banned from making applications if they made "repeated applications" under FOI. 

Last Thursday in the Upper House, the Greens, Liberals and Nationals combined to vote against the bill and defeated it.

Premier ignores economic costs of GM canola

Media Release December 13, 2007 Premier ignores economic costs of GM canola The Country Greens Network has called on Premier John Brumby to conduct a full economic audit of the costs of GM canola. Country Greens convener Louis Delacretaz condemned Mr Brumby for refusing to extend Victoria’s moratorium on genetically engineered crops. “Mr Brumby acted in a cavalier fashion and in the face of opposition from the community, farmers and even substantial internal dissent in the ALP,” said Mr Delacretaz. “The full costs of this decision have not been considered.

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