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EVENT: How can the Greens help Palestine?

This year the APAN – Australia Palestine Advocacy Network hosted a Greens study tour to Palestine and Israel, with Greens from NSW and Victoria including Senator Janet Rice, Greens MP David Shoebridge, Waverley Councillor Dominic WY Kanak and Greens member and activist Anne Picot. The experience was challenging and confronting, so it is important to […]

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Bushwalking club: walk reports for 24 March and 26 March

                  Great North Walk One: Sydney to Boronia Park  When: Friday 24 March, meet at 9.15am – 9.45am ferry from Circular Quay to Woolwich, finished at Boronia Park 12:00 The walk:  Moving from the waterfront at Woolwich through the leafy streets of Woolwich and Hunters Hill this is […]

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How to access Government information – GIPA CLE

We had a great event at the Surry Hills Neighborhood Centre with a briefing for lawyers and other interested people on how to access Government information – with a specific focus on the GIPA process. Thanks especially to Brooke from Greens Lawyers helping to kick off the event. Because the more we know, the more we can hold […]

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Bushwalking club: March and May 2017 dates

Dear walking friends, We thoroughly enjoyed our first walk at Manly Dam on the Northern Beaches. Even the threat of rain didn’t dampen enthusiasm and 22 people joined us to walk around the dam. Thanks to Matt from WildWalks for helping lead us on our way. We’ve set down our next few walks, so get […]

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Greens bushwalking club: join now!

As part of our campaigning to protect wild places (and as a respite from campaigning!) we plan regular bushwalks around NSW with Greens members and supporters. Where possible we have local environmental or Aboriginal heritage experts with us, and we’ll often go on walks that include sites of important environmental or heritage significance. Are you […]

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EVENT: Documentary screening of ‘Hard to Believe’

Our office is hosting a screening of the documentary ‘Hard to Believe’ which looks at forced organ harvesting in China, what Australia’s responsibility is and why it matters. WHEN: Wednesday 28th October, 6pm – 8.30pm WHERE: Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney RSVP: rsvp@unseen.is

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EVENT Parliamentary Briefing: Unethical Organ Trade and Impact on NSW

CHINA INSIGHT Unethical Organ Trade and Impact on NSW The Chinese organ transplantation system has lacked transparency for decades and continues to involve unwilling prisoners of conscience. China’s human rights record remains questionable according to the United Nations and Amnesty International. This roundtable discussion will include: • How NSW can champion positive change with legislation […]

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Forum – The Future of Police Accountability

REGISTER HERE Chair: Mr Robert Debus AM, Professorial Fellow UNSW Law and former Attorney-General of NSW Introductory remarks: Mr Andrew Tink AM, Reviewer of Police Oversight Q&A Panel: The Hon. Trevor Khan MLC, Deputy President and Chair of Committees, Parliament of NSW (National Party of Australia) The Hon. David Shoebridge MLC, Parliament of NSW (The Greens) Mr David […]

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EVENT Sniff Off Party

Drug sniffer dogs do not work. In fact they are wrong 64-72% of the time. When they do find drugs, it is normally a small amount for personal use – only 2% of searches result in a supply conviction. The police use of drug dogs disproportionately affects the poor, Aboriginal and queer communities. Young people […]

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