Media release: Covid-19 lockdown raises many unanswered questions

Serious questions remain about how the new NSW Public Health Order issued late last night will be applied, delivered and enforced according to Greens MPs David Shoebridge and Cate Faehrmann, spokespeople for Justice and Health respectively. Penalties for breaches of...

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Media release: Extraordinary new justice measures show need for continued Parliamentary oversight during pandemic  The significant measures proposed by the Government in their emergency measures laws to respond to the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need to have...

Media Release: Fixing the $52 million RFS donations mess

26 February 2020 Media Release The Greens NSW are introducing legislation to ensure the $52 million donated to the Rural Fires Trust during the catastrophic fire season can be used for the purposes that the generous donors intended, and not just to offset government...

Media release: Child protection failing Aboriginal children – Half of children in juvenile justice have also received child protection services Direct tunnel from out of home care to prison. One way flight from Child Protection Services to Juvenile Justice

A report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare today has revealed that there is significant overlap between youth who have been under the care of Child Services and Juvenile justice. The report shows that half of children who had been supervised...

Media release: Criminal record check scheme a risk

Almost 100 private companies and public agencies have been given privileged access to NSW Police criminal records on a cash-for-access scheme. The Greens have secured the release of the list of organizations in NSW authorized by the NSW Police to undertake criminal...

Media release: New model for law reform for Bowraville Murders

The NSW Parliamentary Committee investigating the legal obstacles in the Bowraville Murders has today presented a report referring a new model to reform Double Jeopardy laws to the Attorney General. The model, proposed by Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education...