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Premier running out of places to hide on Gentrader Inquiry

Following the release of advice from the Crown Solicitor and the Clerk of Legislative Council in relation to the Gentrader Inquiry, NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge is calling on the Premier Kristina Keneally to stop running and stop trying to scare off witnesses. SMH |Daily Telegraph “One day very soon the Premier is going to […]

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Greens produce legislation to protect Gentrader witnesses

The Greens are releasing a Draft Exposure Bill titled ‘Parliamentary Protection Bill 2011’ that will ensure there is parliamentary privilege for all witnesses appearing before the Gentrader Inquiry. In a media release NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge said: “From proroguing the parliament to bullying witnesses, the NSW Premier has done everything she could to avoid […]

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Premier can recall the Parliament

The Greens are calling on the Premier to immediately petition the Governor to recall the Parliament to end the legal uncertainty over the Gentrader Inquiry.  This will ensure all witnesses and members of the Committee have the full protection of Parliamentary privilege. ON 22 December 2010 the Premier prorogued (shut down) Parliament – sparking debate […]

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Wikileaks Rally Speech

(EDITED) SPEECH TRANSCRIPT – WIKILEAKS RALLY – FRIDAY 10th of DECEMBER I do acknowledge that the land we are meeting on here today is Aboriginal land. It always was and always will be Aboriginal land. We are meeting here today as thousands of people are meeting across the world because not only is are we […]

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Wikileaks Rally

Another Wikileals rally is being held at 530pm on Tuesday December 14, again at Sydney Town Hall. David will be speaking again, alongside a stellar speaking list in Antony Loewenstein, Wendy Bacon and Marcus Strom (Executive Member of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance) . Please come along to support Wikileaks and Julian Assange. The Wikileaks Rally at Sydney Town […]

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Freedom of information a fundamental right

Ahead of speaking at a rally at 1pm at NSW Town Hall in support of Wikileaks, NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge applauded Wikileaks for increasing transparency, and proclaimed that a bill of rights for NSW was more relevant than ever. “Wikileaks is opening the door on the inner workings of our governments. It’s a good reminder to us all […]

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