Workers Rights

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE ( 02:52 ): Let u s be clear : T he Greens members support the right to strike. I will say it again : W e support the right to strike. That i s why we will always support the right of workers and unions to take collective action to protect their...
Bill to fix forced amalgamations passes Upper House

Bill to fix forced amalgamations passes Upper House

In a win for communities and councils across the state, the Upper House has today passed a bill to end forced council amalgamations. All parties other than the government have voted to halt all outstanding forced amalgamation proposals until residents are given their...
‘Fit for the Future’ creating turmoil in local councils

‘Fit for the Future’ creating turmoil in local councils

Canada Bay Council is the latest victim of the Coalition government’s ham-fisted attempts to force unpopular mergers on local councils, a process which is causing division, distrust and dysfunction across NSW local government. Just one week ago Canada Bay had resolved...
Fit for the Future? Fit for the dustbin: THE FACTS

Fit for the Future? Fit for the dustbin: THE FACTS

Across NSW local councils of all political persuasions have been successfully resisting the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future (FFF) forced amalgamations agenda. In doing so, they are defending grassroots democracy. All parties in the NSW Parliament except the...