Save Bondi Pavilion

Save Bondi Pavilion

Bondi Pavilion is an iconic arts, community and cultural facility serving the community of Bondi and Sydney. Bondi Pavilion’s facilities include the Bondi Theatre, exhibition spaces, meeting rooms and more. Bondi Pavilion currently plays host to many activities with a...
Liberal National government’s heartless Martin Place bill passes

Liberal National government’s heartless Martin Place bill passes

Today in National Homelessness Week the Liberal National government rushed through legislation that will allow police to remove the homeless people from Martin Place, seize and destroy their belongings and break up non-“authorised” protests within the CBD. This is a...
Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

It has been a busy year in NSW Parliament, and once again budget estimates are almost upon us. Hearings will be from Thursday 31 August to Friday 8 September 2017. We’d love to hear your thoughts about issues to raise and potential questions to ask. Budget Estimates...
Media release: Commons across NSW saved!

Media release: Commons across NSW saved!

Greens amendments to the Crown Lands Act secured in NSW Parliament last year will continue to protect commons across NSW as the Coalition Government has abandoned its plan to abolish commons. This will leave precious parcels of community land safe for the enjoyment of...
Save St Albans Common have saved St Albans Common!

Save St Albans Common have saved St Albans Common!

Today is a wonderful day for the people of the Hawkesbury area with the success of the hard fought campaign of the dedicated band at Save St Albans Common. When this precious place was under threat the local community came together and worked hard to ensure it would...
2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

As the year draws to a close we can look back on some of the campaigning achievements of 2016. It has not been an easy year for progressive politics around the world, but here in NSW we’ve had some results worth celebrating. We have campaigned strongly against forced...

Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 [Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15.11.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: As one of The Greens members in this House, I strongly oppose the Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 and the Local Land Services Amendment...

Crown Land Management Bill 2016 [Debate]

This speech was delivered on 8.11.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Two years ago a little girl at St Albans wrote: Dear your Majesty, happy birthday. I hope you had a good one. But there is another reason why I write to you. You...
Crown Land reforms coming to Parliament

Crown Land reforms coming to Parliament

After four years of review, 600 public submissions, a review from the Auditor General and a Parliamentary Inquiry, the Baird Government has finally handed down its proposed reforms to manage the Crown land estate. The Crown Land Management Bill 2016 creates a new,...