Australia Needs to Talk About Sniffer Dogs

As reported by VICE: The NSW Police drug dog presence at this month’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was substantial, as it has been in previous years. After having marched in the parade Tom, who prefers to keep his last name private, made his way to the after-party. The 28-year-old health industry worker arrived […]

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Aboriginal Heritage – 100% destruction rate from NSW government

As reported by the ABC: The New South Wales Greens have expressed concerns about the number of applications approved to destroy Aboriginal artefacts, especially in the Hunter Valley. The region’s coal mining belt has been identified as a hot spot during a meeting between Greens heritage spokesman David Shoebridge and local Aboriginal representatives at Bulga. […]

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MEDIA EVENT Sydney Mayors call to keep local government local

NSW Mayors and MP’s will be joining together to speak against the Coalition’s ‘Fit For the Future’ package which seeks to amalgamate councils across the state. The 26 Sydney Metropolitan Mayors have unanimously written to the Premier seeking a commitment to no forced amalgamations but have to date received no response. WHO:              Mayors and […]

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Justice for Victims – getting traction

The Greens NSW campaign for justice for victims of child abuse: 1. Remove time limits for victims’ civil damages claims 2. Bring sentencing for past child abusers into the 21st century 3. Stop churches hiding their money in trusts You can find out more about this important reform package here.

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Fit for the Future? Fit for the dustbin.

The Greens NSW are committed to grassroots democracy. This means we support local councils being active, vibrant and genuinely local. This means we won’t support the Coalition’s ‘Fit For the Future’ package which seeks to amalgamate councils across the state. The package is essentially using financial blackmail to push for forced amalgamations. On too many occasions […]

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Greens launch 3 point reform package for victims of child sexual abuse

The NSW Greens have today released a 3 point reform package to better serve and support victims and survivors of past child sexual abuse in their pursuit of civil and criminal justice.  This reform package was designed in consultation with victims, support groups, lawyers and other stakeholders. 1. Remove time limits for victims’ civil damages […]

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