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Suspicious Package Found At Greens Party HQ

Two suspicious packages have been sent to the Greens' headquarters in as many days, with senator Sarah Hanson-Young also reporting she received a death threat.

10 News First has been told staff at the South Australian state office did not open the envelope they  received on Tuesday, as it looked similar to another received just 24 hours earlier. That package was found to contain a white powder, which has still not been identified.

Both letters were addressed to Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, and said to be written in the same handwriting, 10 News First has been told.

READ MORE: Suspicious Package Found At Greens MP Sarah Hanson-Young's Office

Hanson-Young addressed media on Tuesday, confirming she had opened the first envelope on Monday. She claimed she found white powder, and a letter detailing a death threat.

The senator labelled the incidents as a "nasty and toxic attack", and said there was "no place" for these actions in Australia.

Emergency crews were called to the Green's South Australian offices on Wright Street in Adelaide's CBD on Tuesday morning after staff reported another suspicious envelope addressed to Senator Hanson-Young had been received.

The envelope underwent initial testing at the scene which came back clear.

The earlier letter received on Monday was removed from the site by police and is currently undergoing forensic analysis.

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