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Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Amendment (Container Deposit Scheme) Bill 2016 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 19.10.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. I welcome the beautifully named Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Amendment (Container Deposit Scheme) Bill 2016. This bill does one good thing: It finally establishes a container deposit scheme for New South Wales. I commend not […]

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Child Protection (Working with Children) and Other Child Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 [Legislation Debate]

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: On behalf of the Greens I indicate that we support the Child Protection (Working With Children) and Other Child Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2016. This bill does a number of things. The objectives of the bill include: (a)to amend the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 (the Working with Children Act) […]

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Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Bill 2016 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 11.10.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. On behalf of The Greens I state at the outset that we oppose the Industrial Relations Amendment (Industrial Court) Bill 2016. The objects of the bill are to amend the Industrial Relations Act 1996 to abolish […]

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Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Amendment Bill 2016 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 11.10.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.  On behalf of The Greens I speak to the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Amendment Bill 2016. The Greens do not oppose this bill. It makes a number of minor amendments to update terminology, to consolidate powers […]

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Justice for Bowraville – Consultation Report released on double jeopardy law reform

The Greens NSW have today released a Consultation Report with proposed double jeopardy law reforms following public consultation on the proposed changes. The proposed reforms follow a Parliamentary inquiry late last year that produced a unanimous report making a series of recommendations regarding the Bowraville murders. Recommendation 8 of that report relates to extending the double jeopardy laws to […]

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