Media Release: Local councillors gagged by bureaucrats

In another Liberal National party attack on local democracy, councillors across NSW face being gagged to stop them criticising the actions of their council or speaking out against decisions they disagree with. The first council to seek to enforce new gag laws passed...

Media Release: Inner West Council leads on #ChangeTheDate

Local First Nations organisations have welcomed the support of Inner West Councillors to #ChangeTheDate from 2019. Greens Councillor Tom Kiat is leading the charge by bringing a motion to the first council meeting of 2018 to commit Council to not celebrate Australia...

Valid asbestos concerns but no case to sack Blue Mountains Council

The Greens commend the Blue Mountains Council staff, community and councillors who have campaigned to address serious asbestos safety issues. However we oppose the Liberal Government’s plans to suspend the council as yet another attack on local democracy. While...

Media Release: Valid asbestos concerns but no case to sack council

The Greens commend the Blue Mountains Council staff, community and councillors who have publically campaigned to address serious asbestos safety issues. It is a serious misstep by the Local Government Minister to threaten to sack the council while WorkSafe NSW...

Media Release: Planning minister delivers for the property industry.

New analysis by the Greens shows 40 of the NSW planning minister’s 106 meetings between January and September were with for profit corporations and groups from the property industry.   Just 10 out of the minister’s 106 meeting have been with community or not for...
Greens vote grows with successful council elections

Greens vote grows with successful council elections

The Greens are certain to increase their local government representation after yesterday’s successful council elections. With many votes still to be counted, the Greens already look likely to win 29 council positions this election and are in a strong position to win...
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...
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...
The Sydenham to Bankstown Priority precincts

The Sydenham to Bankstown Priority precincts

Between 100,000 – 200,000 new residents Not a single new school site identified Not a single new hospital site Not a single new park Not a single new community centre Download in PDF:  170731 Canterbury Overdevelopment Download in PowerPoint: 170731 Canterbury...