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State Forest Reserves [Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 5/3/2014 in the NSW Upper House. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is to the Hon. Duncan Gay, representing the Minister for Primary Industries. When will the O’Farrell Government distance itself from the environmentally-destructive comments of the Prime Minister last night when he said that Australia has too much forest […]

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NSW Bushfires and Greens Policy

There continue to be inaccurate reports in the media regarding the Greens approach to hazard reduction. David as Forestry Spokesperson gave an adjournment speech last night to clarify the record. His colleague Mehreen Faruqi  as Environment Spokesperson also spoke on this the previous day, her speech is available here. STATE BUSHFIRES Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [10.17 […]

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MR: DECCW issues Hastings clean-up order – about time

NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge today welcomed DECCW finally issuing a clean-up directive to Birdon Marine to address their contamination of the Hastings River, but stated that this does not answer the substantive questions around the contamination. The Greens will be pressing for all the relevant documents in NSW Parliament this week. “The Greens welcome […]

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MR: End Hastings River witch-hunt and find real answers

Responding to further controversy regarding the contamination of the Hastings River and the involvement of the EPA and Independent MP Rob Oakeshott, NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge warned that the real issues involved should not be forgotten. p1. The Australian, 18 November | ABC Online | “The real issues here are the extent of the […]

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