Opinion piece: High Court ruling on donations

Opinion piece: High Court ruling on donations

The High Court yesterday McCloy & Ors v State of NSW, in which property developer and Former Mayor of Newcastle was seeking to challenge the validity of state bans on developer donations to political parties.  The court supported the bans, finding that developer...
Drug Detection Dog Repeal Bill

Drug Detection Dog Repeal Bill

Today Greens member for Newtown Jenny Leong will give notice of a bill to end the use of drug detection dogs without a warrant on public transport, at festivals, bars and Kings Cross. The Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Amendment (Sniffer Dogs—Repeal of...
Justice for Victims – getting traction

Justice for Victims – getting traction

The Greens NSW campaign for justice for victims of child abuse: 1. Remove time limits for victims’ civil damages claims 2. Bring sentencing for past child abusers into the 21st century 3. Stop churches hiding their money in trusts You can find out more about this...
Global March for Lions & Sydney Pig Save

Global March for Lions & Sydney Pig Save

It was great to get out this weekend and speak in support of animal rights.  The Greens have strong policy position that the sentient animals we share this planet with should be treated as something far greater than property. On Saturday 14 March 2015 David spoke at...
Hawkesbury Council fails to come to the Mardi Gras party

Hawkesbury Council fails to come to the Mardi Gras party

At least 11 Sydney local councils have decided to fly the LGBTI Rainbow Flag, but the Hawkesbury City Council last week voted down a motion to fly the flag during the Mardi Gras season.  The motion was lost on the casting vote of the Mayor Kim Ford after giving...