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Drug driving – the evidence is far from clear

Listen to David’s interview on drug driving on SYN online here.  David’s latest opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald calls for an evidence based testing scheme for drug driving. Having a motor vehicle licence isn’t a right, it’s a privilege. If you drive under the influence of alcohol then you lose the privilege of having […]

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Coalition plans to entrench corporate and developer control of Wollongong council

As published in the Illawarra Mercury here: The Illawarra is no stranger to the idea that developers can wholly corrupt a local council. The infamous “Table of knowledge” at a local kebab shop was the site of regular meetings of developers and Wollongong City Council officers including town planner Beth Morgan and general manager Rod Oxley. […]

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Why corporations should never vote

As published in the Newcastle Herald here: Another day, another corruption headline. Hunter residents are genuinely revolted by the new lows that this state’s politics has sunk to. They are looking for political leadership to sever the link between corporate greed and politicians. With a demand for action growing, what does the Baird government do in […]

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Nobbys preservation historic achievement

This article was published in the Newcastle Herald on 19 March 2013. David Shoebridge is a Greens representative in the NSW Legislative Council. He would like to pay tribute to the research of the Coal River Working Party and especially the work of Roslyn Kerr and Gionni Di Gravio in uncovering this history. WHAT would […]

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