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Coalition MPs filibuster to delay a vote on critical steel bill

The NSW Liberal-National government has resorted to a filibuster to prevent a vote on the Steel Industry Protection Bill in the Legislative Council today in a transparent attempt to avoid scrutiny in the upcoming federal election. Multiple Liberal MPs used their combined speech times to talk out the Greens bill to require public infrastructure to […]

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Campaign to save steel industry gets welcome boost

The Greens welcome the announcement by the NSW Labor Opposition that they support every publicly funded infrastructure project in NSW using at least 90 percent of Australian-made steel. The Steel Industry Protection Bill 2016 currently before the NSW Parliament would enact this policy and could be debated as soon as this Thursday. The bill would […]

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Volunteer opportunity in the Office of David Shoebridge

Volunteer opportunity in the office of Greens MP David Shoebridge– one day per week General Office volunteer opportunity in Greens MP David Shoebridge’s office Greens MP David Shoebridge’s office has a vacancy for an office volunteer to assist with the workings of the Parliamentary Office. We would prefer someone able to commit for one day […]

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Greens support electrical workers right to strike

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has been hauled before the Fair Work Commission in an attempt to terminate lawfully protected industrial action as workers fight to secure their jobs in the face of the imminent privatisation of the electricity network. The NSW Treasurer has joined with state-owned power distributors Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy in applying […]

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More regional jobs cut as Forests NSW shrinks

Confidential material secured by the Greens reveals the O’Farrell government is closing the Forests NSW Workshop in Coffs Harbour. This means other closures are on the cards in Bathurst, Batlow, Tumut, Toronto, Wauhope, Grafton, Eden, Bombala, Batemans Bay and Pennant Hills.

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