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Justice for Bowraville

In November 2014 we saw how politics can work to overcome injustice when representatives from all NSW political parties publicly supported the work of the Parliamentary Committee into the Bowraville murders. The committee has delivered a unanimous report into the failure of the NSW legal system to deliver justice for the murder of three Aboriginal children […]

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Votes are for people not corporations

The NSW Coalition Government is working with the Shooters Party to strip your voting rights in Local Council elections. They have legislation that delivers two votes to every corporation that runs a business, owns a property or leases a premises in all major centres across NSW. These laws fundamentally undermine your rights as a citizen […]

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Mandatory Sentencing Video

An expensive, ineffective and discriminatory answer to alcohol fuelled violence. The O’Farrell government’s proposed mandatory sentencing laws for alcohol related violence will see the NSW prison system literally overwhelmed, facing a 50% increase in the prisoner numbers and costing the NSW State government billions of dollars to implement. This is all for a policy that […]

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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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