Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

Emergency Services Bullying Inquiry

We’ve spoken to many emergency service workers who want to put a submission into the current bullying inquiry, but have concerns about how making a submission might impact on their employment, and specifically that they have worries that making a submission may...
Media release: NSW Parliament must act to save our steel industry

Media release: NSW Parliament must act to save our steel industry

Media Release 8 April 2016 With the potential collapse of the Whyalla steelworks, the NSW Parliament must act to legislate a local steel procurement policy to ensure the viability of the Port Kembla steelworks, a facility that contributes $3.3 billion to the Illawarra...
Baird’s plan to privatise prisons – a risk to NSW democracy

Baird’s plan to privatise prisons – a risk to NSW democracy

The NSW Coalition’s plan to privatise the State’s prisons is a serious risk to the State’s democracy, putting in place a dangerous incentive for multi-national corporations to lobby and donate to any political party that will drive their profits by...
Fairfax job cuts represent attack on quality journalism

Fairfax job cuts represent attack on quality journalism

The Greens NSW today expressed their support for Fairfax staff who are on strike until Monday following management’s decision to cut the equivalent of 120 full-time jobs. The losses will be felt in the Sydney and Melbourne newsrooms in the areas of News and...
Baird the Grinch who stole retail workers Christmas

Baird the Grinch who stole retail workers Christmas

Last night Mike Baird teamed up with Fred Nile to steal half the Christmas holiday from hundreds of thousands of retail workers across NSW. At the stroke of midnight, the Liberal, National and Christian Democrat parties joined together to amend the State’s retail...
Do what I say, not what I do as Scipione, gets a $100,000 pay rise.

Do what I say, not what I do as Scipione, gets a $100,000 pay rise.

Under a deal negotiated with the Baird Government, Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione is set to receive a $100,000 a year pay rise. In 2014-15, Scipione was already one of the state’s highest paid  public servants with $497,297 a year. The $100,000 pay rise will take...