Submission to the Planning White Paper

Submission to the Planning White Paper

We recently made a submission in response to the Government’s Planning White Paper. This can be downloaded from here: Submission on Planning White Paper.  The Greens believe that good planning protects what is precious, encourages what is good and works on a...
Independent Local Government Review Submission

Independent Local Government Review Submission

As strong supporters of local democracy, the Greens have been engaging solidly with the Independent Local Government Review, which is now in its third stage of consultation. Much of the public debate around local government for the past two years has centred on...
Submission to the Sydney Metropolitan Strategy

Submission to the Sydney Metropolitan Strategy

The Greens NSW have a vision for Sydney that is more than just high rise tower blocks and economic activity. We see the 2013 Sydney Metropolitan Strategy as a chance to move towards a liveable, low carbon, prosperous and sustainable city that is the envy of the world...
Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy SUBMISSION

Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy SUBMISSION

On 19 April 2013 submissions closed on the current proposal for the Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy. we made a submission on this strategy, which can be downloaded from here: Newcastle Urban Renewal Strategy. The Government’s proposal is available online here....
Submission – Reforms to the NSW CTP Greenslip Scheme

Submission – Reforms to the NSW CTP Greenslip Scheme

The O’Farrell Government is currently proposing to reform the NSW Compulsory Third Party Green Slip Insurance Scheme (CTP Scheme).  This is the scheme that compensates people for injury and loss when they are hurt in a car or motorcycle accident. The Government...
Submission on proposed removal of the right to silence

Submission on proposed removal of the right to silence

The NSW government is planning to seriously erode the right to silence in NSW. The O’Farrell Government has argued that the modification of the right to silence is neccesary to target criminal gangs in NSW. In fact what they will be doing is removing this right...
Submission to the NSW Planning Review

Submission to the NSW Planning Review

The Review of the Planning System in NSW has just completed its second and primary consultation phase. The Issues Paper was released in December 2011 and contains a list of over 300 questions for consideration. Submissions were due by 2 March 2012. A copy of the paper...