Tag Archives | Parliamentary Inquiry

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Coalition response to Privacy Inquiry misses the mark

The Coalition’s proposal to criminalise “revenge porn” will not empower victims and is an inadequate response to the Parliamentary Inquiry’s recommendations for remedies for the serious invasion of privacy. The inquiry found that the right to privacy needs statutory protection but recommended a civil remedy, not the creation of a new criminal offence. With the […]

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Crown Land mismanagement to be reviewed in Parliamentary Inquiry

As Crown Land continues to be eyed off by private interests for private profits, Parliament has established an Inquiry to review its management and how it can be best protected. Just last night a Parliamentary Summit attended by MP’s from across the Parliament, community groups and crown land campaigners who unanimously supported a Parliamentary Inquiry […]

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Minister insults local councils in key evidence to Parliamentary Inquiry

The Minister for Local Government has insulted local councils and communities across the state by describing the growing campaign against forced amalgamations as driven by “self-interest”. In evidence given to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Local Government the Minister was unable to provide evidence to support the “bigger is better” mantra for local government and shed […]

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Join the campaign to protect public land

Public land is precious. Whether it is the King Edward Park in Newcastle, the Paddington Bowling Club, the Terrace Reserve Caravan Park at Brunswick Heads or one of countless public reserves across the state, the pattern is the same, with public land being continuing to be eyed off by private interests for private profits. For decades community and environment groups […]

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Strong support delivers Parliamentary Inquiry into council amalgamations

Strong support delivers Parliamentary Inquiry into council amalgamations The Greens today strongly supported the establishment of a Parliamentary Inquiry into the Baird Government’s Fit for the Future and forced amalgamations agenda. The inquiry has a comprehensive terms of reference and responsible timeline to ensure that it can effectively report on council amalgamations and prioritise the […]

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