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Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

It has been a busy year in NSW Parliament, and once again budget estimates are almost upon us. Hearings will be from Thursday 31 August to Friday 8 September 2017. We’d love to hear your thoughts about issues to raise and potential questions to ask. Budget Estimates happen once a year and are one of […]

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Our week in Budget Estimates

Last week was a busy week at Parliament with David participating in 12 Budget Estimates hearings. Budget Estimates happen once a year and are one of the only opportunities for Greens MPs to ask direct questions of NSW Government Ministers and senior government bureaucrats on policy decisions, budget allocations or any other matters relating to […]

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Scipione faced with serious questions about police convictions

David used the Police Budget Estimates hearing to ask Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione serious questions about the number of currently serving police officers with criminal records, including just how many are currently suspended from duty due to criminal convictions. Documents obtained under Freedom of Information laws (GIPA) by our office and police whistleblower Richard McDonald […]

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MR: Locking up children just doesn’t add up

Greens MP and Police and Juvenile Justice spokesperson David Shoebridge today called on Police Minister Michael Daley to give further details on incidents of police assaults on young people, and demanded immediate action. The information was revealed in answers to Questions on Notice asked by Mr Shoebridge in Budget Estimates last month. (Daily Telegraph 18/10/10 […]

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