Primary Industries Research Staff [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15 March 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.38 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I echo the words of my colleague the Hon. Jan Barham in support of this motion. Remarkably we have...
NSW Upper House supports Bahrain pro-democracy movement

NSW Upper House supports Bahrain pro-democracy movement

  On Wednesday April 4, the NSW Upper House unanimously supported a motion introduced by David to support the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. On the same day David hosted an event in NSW Parliament House with the Bahraini Australian Youth Movement. This...

Workers Compensation [Motion Debate]

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.36 p.m.]: I move: That standing and sessional orders be suspended to allow a motion to be moved forthwith that Private Members’ Business item No. 338 outside the Order of Precedence, relating to compensation for injured workers, be called...

Leaving Care Plans [Motion Debate]

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.10 p.m.]: I give my strong support and that of my fellow Greens colleagues to the motion moved by the Hon. Jan Barham. This wonderfully timed motion has done a great deal to highlight a gaping hole in the care that is provided by our State when...

Release of Parsons Review Report [Motion Debate]

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.21 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I support the motion, but note that I accept the explanation of the Minister for Police and Emergency Services for the time taken to release the Parsons review. Governments need to govern. I am concerned about...