Greens vote grows with successful council elections

Greens vote grows with successful council elections

The Greens are certain to increase their local government representation after yesterday’s successful council elections. With many votes still to be counted, the Greens already look likely to win 29 council positions this election and are in a strong position to win...
Have your say on the Cumberland Forest

Have your say on the Cumberland Forest

170905 Submission guide for Hills Cumberland Forest development Mirvac has a development proposal to rezone more than 28 hectares of heavily forested land adjoining the Cumberland State forest to allow for 400 apartments and 200 medium density houses. The proposed...
Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

A creeping epidemic of lung disease that is killing young workers has been uncovered by the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation of the NSW dust diseases scheme. The inquiry has found that the engineered stone products used particularly for kitchen and bathroom...
Two Aboriginal families now closer to justice

Two Aboriginal families now closer to justice

Media release 21 August 2017   A second Aboriginal family from New England is closer to obtaining justice for the death of their 17 year old son with his murder investigation now being transferred to the State Crime Command Homicide Squad. Stephen Smith was just 17...
Save Bondi Pavilion

Save Bondi Pavilion

Bondi Pavilion is an iconic arts, community and cultural facility serving the community of Bondi and Sydney. Bondi Pavilion’s facilities include the Bondi Theatre, exhibition spaces, meeting rooms and more. Bondi Pavilion currently plays host to many activities with a...
Kids more important than confessionals

Kids more important than confessionals

Key recommendations from the child abuse Royal Commission handed down today outline essential criminal justice reforms required to provide justice for victims. Something is wrong in our criminal justice system when the defendant was not convicted of any child sexual...
Standing up for local democracy

Standing up for local democracy

Local councils have come under sustained attack from this Liberal National government. Whether it’s forced council amalgamations, removing  council’s planning powers, allowing property developers to sit on council or entrenching corporate business voting – we’ve seen...
Standing up for workers rights

Standing up for workers rights

So much of our lives are spent at work and looking for work. This is why your rights at work are a fundamental Greens’ priority. Workers rights under constant attack The Greens are committed to protecting penalty rates, supporting the right to strike, demanding fair...
Aboriginal justice

Aboriginal justice

As the Greens NSW Spokesperson for Aboriginal Justice David worked with communities across NSW on issues such as pushing for a Treaty Now, standing with Grandmothers Against Removals against the appallingly high number of Aboriginal kids in out of home care and...