Chaos at Canterbury Council – The Minister needs to act

The internal fighting and breakdown of order at Canterbury Council requires two immediate responses. The first is the Local Government Minister must intervene to issue performance improvement orders to the Council, as well as appoint an independent advisor. The second is there needs to be a thorough and prompt investigation of the allegations and counter-allegations […]

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Police and Emergency Services

Inquiry into police bugging scandal set to shed light on bitter New South Wales police in-fighting

The inquiry into the conduct and progress of Operation Prospect is continuing. Submissions have been closed and the committee will shortly begin its hearings into the matters raised. Submissions that have been made public are available on the Parliamentary website here. Media scrutiny of the operations the subject of the inquiry continues. As reported by […]

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YOUNG GREENS INTERN OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES– ONE DAY PER WEEK

Closing date: Thursday, January 29, 2015 – 5:00pm YOUNG GREENS INTERN OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES– ONE DAY PER WEEK Research Internship or volunteer opportunity in Greens MP David Shoebridge’s office Greens MP David Shoebridge’s office has a number of vacancies for interns or volunteers to assist with the workings of the Parliamentary Office. For an internship […]

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Families of NSW asbestos victims missing out on compensation, advocates urge law change

Asbestos awareness groups say the families of asbestos victims need more time to seek compensation because some sufferers are dying before they get a chance to start legal proceedings. This is an important issue to provide decency for the families and sufferers of asbestos related illnesses. David has been working on achieving fair compensation for years […]

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People power: Native Title game-changer for coal

The Plains Clans of the Wonnaruah People have had a terrific outcome with the Native Title Tribunal the Wonnarua people as native title claimants over 10,000 square kilometres of the Hunter, as reported by the Newcastle Herald: The tribunal accepted that applicants Scott Franks and Robert Lester, on behalf of the Wonnarua People, were direct descendants of […]

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Greens Back Koala National Park, But Koalas Need Protection Across The State

Greens NSW MP and Spokesperson for the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi has backed the proposed Koala National Park on the Mid-North Coast but called for a more holistic approach to protecting koalas across the state. Greens Forestry Spokesperson, David Shoebridge MLC, has also highlighted Labor’s role in removing koala habitat on the State’s mid north coast […]

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JOB: SECRETARY/RESEARCH ASSISTANT in the Office of David Shoebridge

SECRETARY/RESEARCH ASSISTANT. Temporary full time maternity leave relief position for up to 6 months with the possibility of extension. Sydney, CBD. Total remuneration package up to $95,143 pa including salary ($67,996 pa – $77,942 pa), an ‘all incidence of employment allowance’ of $7,927 pa, employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. David Shoebridge, MLC […]

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