Catholic Priest not charged for failure to report child sex allegations

Catholic Priest not charged for failure to report child sex allegations

The Greens have criticised the decision by the office of the DPP to not charge a Catholic brother who allegedly failed to report child sex allegations to police in the 1970s because it was ‘‘not in the public interest’’ and despite a ‘‘prima facie case’’ against him....
No eye tests for hunters let loose in public forests or parks

No eye tests for hunters let loose in public forests or parks

It has been revealed today that at no stage in the process of getting a license to own a firearm or to hunt on public land is it required for hunters to do an eye test to prove they can properly identify the targets they are shooting. This raises fresh safety concerns...
Game Council Credibility Shot to Pieces

Game Council Credibility Shot to Pieces

Reports that two senior Game Council executives have been suspended highlight the ongoing problems with the publicly funded pro-gun and hunting body, which was created to woo the shooters lobby in 2002. As reported by the Sydney Morning Herald Greens NSW MP and...
NSW Politics – 2012 year in review – a message from David

NSW Politics – 2012 year in review – a message from David

Some of the big issues for David and his team in 2012, by portfolio area: INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Defeated competitive unionism while delivering win for paramedics and salaried doctors At the forefront of the campaign regarding Work Cover reform and cuts to compensation...

Expansion of the sniffer dog program

The Government proposes to substantially expand operations for police sniffer dogs across the whole of the Sydney, Illawarra and Hunter train network and Kings Cross in a step that will expose yet more innocent people to intrusive and humiliating public searches...
Full judicial inquiry required into police wiretapping

Full judicial inquiry required into police wiretapping

Further revelations about potential misconduct during secret police wiretapping operations, including an email showing the current Police Commissioner was on notice of potentially illegal operations more than a decade ago, confirm the need for a full judicial inquiry...
Sham WorkCover committee ignores workers’ rights

Sham WorkCover committee ignores workers’ rights

The report into the NSW workers compensation scheme released today is a flawed product not reflecting the real issues with the scheme in NSW More information |  The Committee Report  | The Greens NSW submission  Pictures from the rally outside NSW Parliament Greens...