Macdonald’s forestry agreements must be urgently reviewed

Macdonald’s forestry agreements must be urgently reviewed

The Greens NSW are calling for the immediate review of 16 forestry wood supply agreements signed by former Labor Minister Ian Macdonald, that were known at the time to be based on grossly unsustainable yields from State forests, and that have since left NSW with...
NSW Politics – 2012 year in review – a message from David

NSW Politics – 2012 year in review – a message from David

Some of the big issues for David and his team in 2012, by portfolio area: INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Defeated competitive unionism while delivering win for paramedics and salaried doctors At the forefront of the campaign regarding Work Cover reform and cuts to compensation...

Forestry Bill 2012 [Legislation Debate]

        This speech was delivered on 14th November 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   FORESTRY BILL 2012     In Committee Mr David Shoebridge[11.28 a.m.]: I move The Greens amendment No. 1 on sheet C2012-154B: No. 1 Page 8,...

Forestry Bill 2012 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 13 November 2012 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here.   FORESTRY BILL 2012   Second Reading Debate resumed from 24 October 2012. Mr David Shoebridge: To the point of order: A key part of the bill is proposing...
Forests primed for profit

Forests primed for profit

The Forestry Bill 2012 which was passed by the NSW Legislative Council will establish Forests NSW as a profit-making body with little regard for the environmental value of the forests in its care. Greens MP and Justice Spokesperson David Shoebridge said: “The...