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MR: Greens: Surrogacy Bill a welcome piece of legislation

The Surrogacy Bill introduced today into the NSW Upper House is a welcome piece of legislation, according to NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge. “The surrogacy bill is a good example of legislation finally catching up with the reality in our society,” Mr Shoebridge said. “The Greens strongly support the surrogacy legislation, which is the culmination […]

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MR: Attorney General swaps sense for small change

Legislation being brought by the NSW Attorney General into  NSW Parliament this week is a severe over-reaction to a  minor administrative error, according to Greens NSW MP David  Shoebridge. “To correct what is quite a small administrative issue, Mr Hatzistergos  is planning to severely impinge on people’s personal rights and liberties and  undermine the National […]

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MR: Locking up children just doesn’t add up

Greens MP and Police and Juvenile Justice spokesperson David Shoebridge today called on Police Minister Michael Daley to give further details on incidents of police assaults on young people, and demanded immediate action. The information was revealed in answers to Questions on Notice asked by Mr Shoebridge in Budget Estimates last month. (Daily Telegraph 18/10/10 […]

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Piecemeal planning by part-time Premier

Commenting on the Premier’s announcement that she was taking control of the Barangaroo project, Greens NSW MP and Planning spokesperson David Shoebridge today called for the Premier to stop meddling and hand the whole project back to the City of Sydney. “By taking control of Barangaroo, Premier Keneally has shown a complete lack of faith […]

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Redfern Waterloo Authority sits on affordable housing money

Greens MP David Shoebridge has called on the Government to start spending money collected for affordable housing purposes in the Redfern Waterloo area. “The Redfern Waterloo Authority is able to levy new developments and spend the money collected on affordable housing in the area, but to date it has produced  not a single affordable housing […]

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Planning Minister blames developer for slow process at Lewisham

In answer to a question in Parliament by Greens MP David Shoebridge about the time the Government was taking to make a decision on the Lewisham Towers development proposal, which was first lodged 18 months ago, Planning Minister Tony Kelly has blamed the developers for the delay in providing an environmental assessment of the proposal. […]

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Greens oppose Lennon’s bid for Barangaroo seat

Greens MP David Shoebridge has labelled proposals for a Unions NSW representative to replace Clover Moore on the board of the Barangaroo Delivery authority as outrageous. “To ignore the close links between the leadership of Unions NSW and the State Parliamentary Labor party would be to ignore reality, said Mr Shoebridge, Greens spokesperson for Planning. […]

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