Greens move in Parliament to protect the steel industry’s future

Greens move in Parliament to protect the steel industry’s future

. A bill to secure the future of the Australian steel industry was presented to the NSW Parliament by the Greens today. If passed the Steel Industry Protection Bill 2016 would require all NSW government-funded infrastructure projects to use Australian-made steel....
ESTIMATES ROUND UP Illawarra

ESTIMATES ROUND UP Illawarra

The complete transcript of this hearing is available here. David asked questions about The problems with infrastructure in the Illawarra, particularly concerning how floods affect the rail line and other transport links in the Illawarra. Controlling feral deer...

Democracy Returns to the Illawarra

The local government elections in Wollongong and Shellharbour are highly likely to produce outcomes where no party has an outright majority. This is a win for local democracy, according to Greens NSW Illawarra and Local Government spokesperson David Shoebridge....

Illawarra health assets sold off

Following reports of NSW Health selling of $4.5 million of publicly owned land over 5 years, Greens NSW Illawarra spokesperson David Shoebridge has called on the government to reveal where the proceeds of the sales have gone. “We need to know whether the people...

Wollongong Council Administrators Should Step Back From Rezoning

An extraordinary meeting of Wollongong Council tonight will consider a controversial proposal to rezone land at Helensburgh, Otford and Stanwell tops to enable large-scale development. Greens NSW MP and local government spokesperson David Shoebridge has said this...