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Say no to O’Farrell’s attack on public services

Public services: too important to sacrifice The Coalition’s attack on public sector jobs and conditions will: force schools, hospitals and other public services to cut back on services and conditions to achieve so-called “efficiencies”; slash salaries and conditions, making it much harder to recruit new public sector employees; shackle the independent umpire to government policy; […]

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Hands Off David Hicks

The NSW Supreme Court has frozen assets relating to the sale of a revealing book by former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks as Commonwealth prosecutors attempt to seize all proceeds from the sale of the book. (As told in the SMH) David spoke at a rally this morning outside the NSW Supreme Court in support […]

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Second Huntlee victory for Sweetwater Action Group

For a second time the Land and Environment Court has struck down the controversial Huntlee housing development. Greens NSW MP and planning spokesperson David Shoebridge has called on Planning Minister Brad Hazzard to respect the court’s decision and rule out this development on the site. “This is a significant victory for the Sweetwater Action Group, […]

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Tasmanian loggers in the South East Forests

On Tuesday 28 June 2011 David again visited the South Coast of NSW to look at the impact of logging on State Forests. Following a report from a local activist a side trip to Bodalla was organised where a Tasmanian logger (Kasun Logging) is currently clearing large tracts of forest. It has been reported that […]

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