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Minister admits not one home made safe from highly dangerous flammable cladding

Thousands of NSW properties may have had dangerously flammable aluminium cladding installed, but the Liberal National government’s inaction has meant not a single property has had the dangerous cladding removed. The inaction was admitted by the Minister for Better Regulation admitted in a Budget Estimates hearing this afternoon, where it was also confirmed that the […]

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Getting our councils back

We’ve had a big win in the campaign to save our councils, but the Greens won’t give up until all communities have their councils back. Whether it’s Pittwater or Leichhardt, Guyra or Tumbarumba, Gloucester or Marrickville, the Greens are committed to winding back all forced council amalgamations. There never has been any evidence, democratic mandate […]

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Silence is not the answer to another death in custody

Media release 19 July 2017 A 35 year old Kamilaroi man is the most recent Aboriginal death in custody in NSW. His death has not been publicly acknowledged by the NSW Government and his family are demanding answers. News of the death follows the recent release of BOCSAR figures showing that more Aboriginal people are facing […]

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Greens bring travelling film festival to Albury and the Riverina

A travelling film festival focused on social and environmental justice will be heading to Albury and the Riverina from 19 – 22 July. Greens MP David Shoebridge, the Albury and Riverina Greens will be hosting the festival, with engaging and entertaining films that will challenge and educate the audiences on the seriousness of climate change, […]

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Attacks on unions are quite literally killing young workers

A permanently disabling and potentially deadly lung disease has returned to Australian workplaces due to falling work safety standards and attacks on union rights of entry. A series of new cases of silicosis, a lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust, have been diagnosed in workers in the manufactured stone industry. As reported by the […]

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Sky high plans overshadow Chatswood community

Willoughby council will tonight consider plans to let developers build buildings as tall and as large as they want in a recipe for disaster for Chatswood. News that Liberal dominated Willoughby Council is using its last few months in office to further a proposal to remove height restrictions and floor space ratio requirements on development […]

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