We are excited to announce the Animals in the Wild photographic competition will begin next week. The competition is part of our campaign against recreational hunting, and in particular the ...
Today Greens MPs in Commonwealth and State Parliaments are uniting to call for an Australia-wide scheme to deliver Portable Long Service Leave for all working Australians. You can read SA ...
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 ...
An expensive, ineffective and discriminatory answer to alcohol fuelled violence. The O’Farrell government’s proposed mandatory sentencing laws for alcohol related violence will see the NSW prison system literally overwhelmed, facing ...
David Shoebridge writes about this Sydney development. One of Sydney’s prime public spaces is to be devoured by a casino – and now the city won’t even get enough money ...
Modern compound bows are sophisticated and lethal weapons, but are freely available for purchase by children or people who have been rightly refused a firearms licence, and are subject to almost no restrictions in their use. While cross-bows are prohibited weapons due to their obvious lethality, compound bows which are every bit as lethal remain […]
A letter strongly condemning Israel’s military attacks on Gaza has so far garnered the signatures of thirty state and federal MPs. For too long politicians in Australia’s Parliament have been silent on this issue, and many remain out of touch with the public who are critical of the brutal nature of Israel’s continued assault.
Documents released to the NSW Greens under freedom of information laws have revealed that the NSW Police force was intending to deploy up to 800 police to crush the peaceful community blockade at a coal seam gas drilling site at Bentley in the State’s north. Greens MP and Police Spokesperson David Shoebridge said, “It is quite […]
The NSW Greens have made a submission to express strong concerns about the proposed Rural Fire Service 10/50 Clearing Code of Practice. The proposal allows property owners in bush fire prone lands to remove all trees within 10 metres opening the way for the loss of much cherished bushland across the state. These changes are not supported by […]
The Greens have called for an end to the devastating violence in Gaza and for Australia to break its silence and use its position on the United Nations Security Council to call for an immediate ceasefire. At the Australian Greens National Council the following motion was passed: That the Australian Greens National Council: 1. Note that […]
Unregistered and unlicensed dirt bike riders in NSW State Forests are a danger to themselves and others who share the forest roads with them. When the inevitable happens and people are injured, because the bikes are unregistered they have no insurance and the full cost of injury is picked up under the CTP Green Slip […]
David joined with Lynda Voltz as the co-convenors of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Palestine to question the ongoing sustainability of the Vic Alhadeff’s position with the Community Relations Commission, following his public statements supporting Israel’s offensive against the Palestinian people. Arab community groups have announced they will boycott the commission over Mr Alhadeff’s comments. Lynda Voltz […]