Aboriginal Heritage – 100% destruction rate from NSW government

Aboriginal Heritage – 100% destruction rate from NSW government

With Aboriginal heritage under assault across the State the Greens are renewing the call for standalone Aboriginal heritage laws in NSW that treat Aboriginal heritage with the respect it deserves as a priceless part of this planet’s oldest continuing culture....
MEDIA EVENT Sydney Mayors call to keep local government local

MEDIA EVENT Sydney Mayors call to keep local government local

NSW Mayors and MP’s will be joining together to speak against the Coalition’s ‘Fit For the Future’ package which seeks to amalgamate councils across the state. The 26 Sydney Metropolitan Mayors have unanimously written to the Premier seeking a commitment to no forced...
Hunter heritage under threat

Hunter heritage under threat

The Hunter is blessed with an enormous depth of Aboriginal heritage, culture and history. The rich soils of the Hunter Valley, the abundant estuaries on the coast, the sandstone escarpments of the mountains and the fertile river flats have been home to Aboriginal...
People power: Native Title game-changer for coal

People power: Native Title game-changer for coal

The Plains Clans of the Wonnaruah People have had a terrific outcome with the Native Title Tribunal the Wonnarua people as native title claimants over 10,000 square kilometres of the Hunter, as reported by the Newcastle Herald: The tribunal accepted that applicants...
Media Release: Greens welcome Thompson Square Green Ban

Media Release: Greens welcome Thompson Square Green Ban

NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge has welcomed today’s announcement by the CFMEU to place a ‘Green Ban’ on Thompson Square, Windsor in response to the Government’s approved controversial Windsor Bridge Replacement Project. Last year the NSW Government made a last-minute...
EVENT Last chance to save Middle Head public meeting

EVENT Last chance to save Middle Head public meeting

WHEN: Thursday 8 May 2014, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm WHERE: Mosman Council Senior Citizens’ Centre (next to Mosman Town Hall, Mosman Square, Spit Junction) WHAT: Find out more about the size and scale of the new proposed development at Middle Head and how best to make your...
Media release: Hazzard gives green light to Windsor Bridge project

Media release: Hazzard gives green light to Windsor Bridge project

In a classic case of “putting out the garbage before Christmas” Minister for Planning Brad Hazzard has today approved the controversial Windsor Bridge Replacement Project, despite documents revealing that a high level of political interference occurred in the planning...
ESTIMATES ROUND UP Heritage

ESTIMATES ROUND UP Heritage

The complete transcript of the hearing is available here.  David asked questions about: Whether the Minister for Heritage will ensure that his office and the department assesses the heritage of Challoner House and pass on their input the Planning Minister before he...