2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

As the year draws to a close we can look back on some of the campaigning achievements of 2016. It has not been an easy year for progressive politics around the world, but here in NSW we’ve had some results worth celebrating. We have campaigned strongly against forced...

Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 [Debate]

This speech was delivered on 15.11.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: As one of The Greens members in this House, I strongly oppose the Biodiversity Conservation Bill 2016 and the Local Land Services Amendment...

Crown Land Management Bill 2016 [Debate]

This speech was delivered on 8.11.2016 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Two years ago a little girl at St Albans wrote: Dear your Majesty, happy birthday. I hope you had a good one. But there is another reason why I write to you. You...
Crown Land reforms coming to Parliament

Crown Land reforms coming to Parliament

After four years of review, 600 public submissions, a review from the Auditor General and a Parliamentary Inquiry, the Baird Government has finally handed down its proposed reforms to manage the Crown land estate. The Crown Land Management Bill 2016 creates a new,...
Crown Land reforms raise concerns for local land protection

Crown Land reforms raise concerns for local land protection

Crown land reforms tabled in Parliament today are a genuine first step in ensuring that public land is properly managed for the public benefit, but there are serious questions raised by the legislation that proposes large transfers of land to local councils without...
Greens Support Koala Park

Greens Support Koala Park

The Greens NSW support plans by the Western Woodlands Alliance for a Western Woodlands Koala Park to protect this iconic species in NSW. The Western Woodlands report released today shows that koalas across two thirds of NSW are facing extinction from habitat loss and...
Join the campaign to protect public land

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...