Baird Government: Mining companies first, communities second

Baird Government: Mining companies first, communities second

Planning Minister Pru Goward has today announced planning reforms aimed at cutting in half the time it takes to assess mines and state significant development proposals. The Greens NSW have criticised this decision to speed up planning approvals as yet another example...
10/50 clearing laws put stop on planning decisions

10/50 clearing laws put stop on planning decisions

A Land and Environment Court decision (Johnson v Hornsby Shire Council [2014] NSWLEC 1215) delivered on the 21 October 2014 has found what opponents of the 10/50 clearing code of practice have long held to be true: that it overrides local protections for endangered...

Department of Planning [Question Time]

this question was asked on 23/10/2014. You can read the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is directed to the Minister for Roads and Freight, Minister for the North Coast, and Vice-President of the Executive Council,...

Rural Fires Amendment Bill 2014 [Legislation Debate]

This debate was delivered on 22/10/2014. You can see the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [6.30 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I make a contribution to debate on the Rural Fires Amendment Bill 2014 and indicate at the outset that The Greens will support...

Rural Fire Service [Question Time]

This question was asked on 22/10/2014. You can read the original contribution here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is directed to the Minister for Ageing, representing the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. When will the Rural Fire Service...