10/50 Clearing Neighbourhood Action Plan: Materials and strategies to stop tree loss in your local area
The 10/50 clearing code of practice is now in operation across NSW and trees are being lost at an unprecedented rate. The 10/50 code was introduced by the Liberal Government ...
From brown paper bags of cash, a raft of illegal developer donations and endless lies and cover-ups from politicians, it is time that a focused and considered spotlight was turned ...
The NSW Coalition Government is working with the Shooters Party to strip your voting rights in Local Council elections. They have legislation that delivers two votes to every corporation that ...
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 ...
Reports continue to come in about the poor evidence relied upon for the 10/50 Clearing Code of Practice, with new information coming to light about the many flaws in the mapping that underpins the application of the code. This is yet more evidence that we should Give 10/50 the Chop. If you agree you can […]
NSW Labor last night joined with the Coalition to pass amendments to the NSW Bail Act that remove the presumption of innocence from the purposes of the Bail Act and reinstate complicated and unwieldy presumptions against bail. They made these changes with no supportive evidence and after only a few short months of operation of […]
The Coalition has today forced the City of Sydney Amendment (Elections) Bill 2014 through Parliament. The bill was designed by the Shooters party and delivered by the Coalition in order to entrench corporate voting and halve the voice of residents on council. While the Coalition and Shooters teamed up to double the corporate vote, the […]
Media Release 17 September 2014 A unanimous Parliamentary committee report tabled today recommends the urgent restoration of some workers compensation benefits that were slashed from the scheme by former Minister Pearce in 2012. The committee identified the scheme surplus at May 2014 as approximately $1.3 billion, heading to $6 billion in 2019. The Standing Committee […]
Parliament has today voted in favour of a Greens motion to establish a Parliamentary Inquiry into key planning and development decisions in the Newcastle and Hunter region, such as the Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy, the Whitebridge development and the truncation Newcastle rail line. The vote in support of the Greens motion to establish the inquiry […]
Yesterday in Parliament David delivered an adjournment speech on the important work being done in NSW by a group called Grandmothers Against Removals. Watch the speech here, or read the full text below. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.40 p.m.]: New South Wales children from Aboriginal communities are being removed from their families at an unprecedented […]
On Tuesday 9 September Greens Councillor Leigh Williams called an extraordinary meeting at Hawkesbury City Council to call for the controversial Redbank Development at North Richmond on hold. The call followed revelations at ICAC of illegal donations received in relation to the development. Outside the meeting a crowd of more than 100 residents gathered to […]
Just one day out from the NSW Parliament’s vote on the Shooters’ proposal to give corporations two votes at City of Sydney local elections a Victorian government report has recommended this very same electoral model in the City of Melbourne be scrapped. In a clear concession that this voting system just doesn’t work, the Victorian […]