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Barangaroo: anatomy of a sellout

David Shoebridge writes about this Sydney development. One of Sydney’s prime public spaces is to be devoured by a casino – and now the city won’t even get enough money in return to build a decent park. Read More at the Guardian Australia Website

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Beachsaver

The world’s best scientists agree that climate change is real and sea levels will rise. But what many beach lovers don’t know is that as a result of climate change Bondi Beach is at risk of disappearing and new research conducted by the NSW Greens has found that climate change is threatening the very existence of many […]

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Logging native forests costs NSW taxpayers millions

Figures obtained by NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge show that the state is already losing millions of dollars a year to effectively pay the logging industry to destroy native forests. Plans to expand logging into previously unexploited areas of state forests or nature reserves would only increase the amount taxpayers pay in subsidies to the […]

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Justice for Victims

The Greens are working towards law reform  to allow victims of sexual abuse to seek fair compensation from the Catholic Church.  We also continue to work with the community, churches and other stakeholders on the Royal Commission into sexual abuse in religious and non religious organisations.

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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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