Thousands of injured workers to lose compo before Christmas

This Christmas thousands of injured workers are set to lose their workers compensation because of the savage cuts  brought in by the Liberal National government in 2012, and supported by Fred Nile and the Shooters. No one chooses to be injured at work, but if you are...
Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

A creeping epidemic of lung disease that is killing young workers has been uncovered by the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation of the NSW dust diseases scheme. The inquiry has found that the engineered stone products used particularly for kitchen and bathroom...
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...
Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

We’ve spoken to many emergency service workers who want to put a submission into the current bullying inquiry, but have concerns about how making a submission might impact on their employment, and specifically that they have worries that making a submission may...
Media release: NSW Parliament must act to save our steel industry

Media release: NSW Parliament must act to save our steel industry

Media Release 8 April 2016 With the potential collapse of the Whyalla steelworks, the NSW Parliament must act to legislate a local steel procurement policy to ensure the viability of the Port Kembla steelworks, a facility that contributes $3.3 billion to the Illawarra...
Baird’s plan to privatise prisons – a risk to NSW democracy

Baird’s plan to privatise prisons – a risk to NSW democracy

The NSW Coalition’s plan to privatise the State’s prisons is a serious risk to the State’s democracy, putting in place a dangerous incentive for multi-national corporations to lobby and donate to any political party that will drive their profits by...
Fairfax job cuts represent attack on quality journalism

Fairfax job cuts represent attack on quality journalism

The Greens NSW today expressed their support for Fairfax staff who are on strike until Monday following management’s decision to cut the equivalent of 120 full-time jobs. The losses will be felt in the Sydney and Melbourne newsrooms in the areas of News and...