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Senator Thorpe says Labor’s budget fails First Peoples

May 14, 2024

The 24/25 Federal Budget has offered only a fraction of the necessary funding that frontline and community services have been calling for. Senator Lidia Thorpe has criticised the Albanese Government for making empty promises to First Peoples, saying this budget shows Labor are going...

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Senator Thorpe says prisoner access to PBS medicines would save lives

May 01, 2024

Key points: An expert advisory body has called on governments to improve access to medicines for people in custody. Senator Thorpe has renewed her calls for the federal government to improve healthcare in prison, including by providing full access to the PBS People in...

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Senator Thorpe says Burney failing to protect children, in wake of 10 year old's death

April 18, 2024

Senator Lidia Thorpe has called on the Albanese government to urgently implement the recommendations of the 1997 Bringing Them Home report, following news that a 10 year old First Nations child has died by suicide while under the supervision of the WA government.

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