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Ray Williams must go

Premier Berejiklian must take a stand and immediately remove Ray Williams from her cabinet amid evidence of thousands of dollars in property developer donations being funnelled through the Hawkesbury Club for Liberal party campaigning. Leaked financial records from the NSW Liberal Party indicate that thousands of dollars of illegal donations from property developers were delivered […]

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Major parties being bought by the gun lobby

Both Labor and the Coalition have been caught with their hands in the pocket of the gun lobby, with election funding data revealing the gun lobby has donated $353,000 to Australian political parties in the 2015-16 financial year. While Bob Katter’s Party, the Shooters Fishers and Farmers, and David Leyonhjelm’s Liberal Democrats unsurprisingly top the […]

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Baird’s Local Government “Integrity” reform is hollow while property developers are still allowed on council

The Baird Coalition Government has again voted to allow developers and real estate agents be elected to council despite their obvious conflict of interest deciding planning and development matters. This was Premier Baird’s last ditch attempt to appear credible on local government reform. While the Local Government and Elections Legislation Amendment (Integrity) Bill contains positive […]

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Gentrader inquiry saved in a good end to the year

Premier Keneally this week tried to shut down NSW Parliament in a blatant attempt to stifle a Parliamentary Inquiry in the recent sell-off of the NSW electricity industry by Treasurer Eric Roozendaal. Despite the best efforts of the Premier, the Treasurer and the Attorney General to bully committee members and potential witnesses, the inquiry will […]

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MR: Parkview snubs local council and affordable housing stress in Penrith

Greens MP and planning spokesperson David Shoebridge MLC today condemned the Part 3A development application made by Parkview to develop the site at 164 Station Street Penrith, saying that the proposal undermined Penrith Council’s vision for the area. “The contempt of this developer for local planning laws is staggering,” Mr Shoebridge said. “The Penrith City […]

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The Inaugural Speech Of Mr David Shoebridge

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [5.01 p.m.] (Inaugural Speech): This Chamber stands on the land of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. This Parliament, the oldest in Australia, has a direct link to New South Wales’ colonial history of invasion, dispossession and often callous indifference to the history, rights and interests of Australia’s first people. A […]

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