Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDG E ( 15:12 ): On behalf of The Greens, I indicate our support for the Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Bill 2017. The bill repeals section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946. I wonder if the Parliament which...

Tattoo Parlours Amendment Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 15:09 ): On behalf of The Greens I speak to the Tattoo Parlours Amendment Bill 2017. I note at the outset that The Greens do not support the bill but we note that one small element of it, the renewal aspect, is desperately needed by the industry...

Fire and Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRID GE ( 11:43 ): On behalf of The Greens, I indicate that we oppose the Government’s Fire and Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017. We oppose it because the Government’s legislation offers a billion-dollar gift to the insurance companies, which...

Motor Accident Injuries Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 18:01 ): On behalf of The Greens I indicate that we support the Motor Accident Injuries Bill 2017. Some people might find The Greens support for this bill surprising, given the strong opposition The Greens have had to the two previous efforts by...

Fines Amendment Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: I note the offensive interjection from the former Government Whip. The object of the bill is to amend the Fines Act 1996 to allow the Commissioner of Fines Administration: (a)to take civil enforcement action against a fine defaulter who is an...

Gun Control

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 18:48 ): With gun ownership steadily on the rise in Australia, and with more and more pro-gun members in our State and Federal parliaments, we decided that it was time to take a trip to the land of the free and the home of the gun. At the end of...

Motor Racing Legislation Amendment (Newcastle 500) Bill 2017

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 12:44 ): I support the comments of my colleague Mr Justin Field in opposition to this bill. I have listened to the contributions of members of the Government, Labor and the balance of the crossbench about why this will be such a great thing for...

Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 [Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15.11.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: As one of The Greens members in this House, I strongly oppose the Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 and the Local Land Services Amendment...