Greens leader Richard Di Natale insists his party supports back burning to stop ...

Greens leader declares he SUPPORTS hazard-reduction burning as Facebook critics accuse him of being responsible for bushfires Greens leader Richard Di Natale insists his party favours hazard-reduction burns Conservative commentators regularly accuse Greens of opposing this method The New South Wales Greens however are lukewarm about hazard reduction  Facebook critics have accused the Greens of being responsible for bushfires 

By Stephen Johnson For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:18 GMT, 7 January 2020 | Updated: 08:09 GMT, 7 January 2020

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Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale has angrily insisted his party supports hazard-reduction burns as a way of preventing bushfires

Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale has angrily insisted his party supports hazard-reduction burns as a way of preventing bushfires

Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale has angrily insisted his party supports hazard-reduction burns as his critics accuse him of causing bushfires.

The campaign against the Greens has intensified on Facebook after blazes destroyed more than 6million hectares of bushland in Australia.

Conservative commentators, including News Corp columnist Miranda Devine, have consistently accused the left-wing minority party of being responsible for raging infernos.

More extreme critics have accused the Greens of being responsible for lives being lost, with 25 people now killed as a result of recent bushfires. 

Senator Di Natale, a Victorian, has hit back at claims his party opposes hazard-reduction burning operations to reduce fuel loads ahead of the summer bushfire season. 

Conservative commentators, including News Corp columnist Miranda Devine, have consistently accused the left-wing minority party of being responsible for raging infernos (pictured is a member of the Australian Young Greens doing a hazard reduction burn)

Conservative commentators, including News Corp columnist Miranda Devine, have consistently accused the left-wing minority party of being responsible for raging infernos (pictured is a member of the Australian Young Greens doing a hazard reduction burn)

'Repeating a lie often enough doesn't make it true,' he told Melbourne radio station 3AW on Monday.

'The Greens, at state level, and federal level and local government level, have always supported hazard reduction burning.

'People who make these claims can never point to a specific instance where a Greens state member has said "we don't support hazard reduction, or we're going to make

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