• State’s top planning body nothing more than a rubber stamp for development

    New research from The Greens indicates that, in the time the O’Farrell government has been in power the State’s top planning body which considers the largest and most controversial developments ...

NSW government defies parliament to hide lobbyist links

The NSW Government has put itself on a collision course with the State’s Upper House by failing to produce documents detailing the Planning Minister’s repeated contacts with developer lobbyists during his attempted overhaul of the State’s planning laws. The documents were ordered to be produced by the Upper House in late March and were required […]

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Sydney May Day Parade

Sydney May Day Parade A Proud Past, A Fighting Future Sunday 4 May 2014 Meet at 11:30am on Macquarie Street outside Parliament of NSW. The march starts at 12:00. We will bring Greens flags and banners, and will also bring blank placards so please bring some great ideas for what to write on them! It’s […]

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Win for public sector employees on redundancy rights

Win for public sector employees on redundancy rights In a blow to the O’Farrell government’s harsh employment laws, the Court of Appeal today delivered a significant victory for public sector employees.  The Court declared invalid a Government regulation that attempted to prohibit the Industrial Relations Commission from making award entitlements for redundancy. The case was […]

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May Day Toast

THE ANNUAL SYDNEY MAY DAY TOAST Celebrating International Workers Day                                   THURSDAY MAY 1, 2014 6 – 8:30pm @ The Workers L1, 292 Darling St, Balmain Live Music, Food & Refresments $50 For enquiries & to RSVP for a […]

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Save Middle Head – Public Meeting

4th Public Meeting 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm Thursday 10 April 2014 Presented by Headland Preservation Group Inc Mosman Council Senior Citizen’s Centre (next to Mosman Town Hall, Mosman Square, Spit Junction) WHAT YOU WILL HEAR AT THE MEETING •        We will show the 3 EOIs leading up to aged care •        We will show […]

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Dangerous NSW police pursuits must be reduced to save lives

Today’s Deputy Coroner’s report into the avoidable death of a young man on a motorcycle during a high speed police chase must lead to a dramatic reduction in the number of dangerous high speed police pursuits in NSW. The NSW police force has by far the most high speed pursuits of any police force in Australia […]

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