10 years today since the NT intervention started, the Government must concede it has not worked

Money to lock up, but not to lift up

Greens criticise NSW Government for failure to drop privatisation plans for new Lower Hunter Hospital in State Budget

Greens Health spokesperson, Dawn Walker has criticised the NSW Government for their small contribution towards a new Lower Hunter Hospital in today's State Budget and failure to drop plans to privatise the new facility.

NSW Budget: Sold Out and Short Sighted

The NSW community will pay the long-term cost of greater inequality and a lack of preparedness for the impacts of climate change in a budget that sees a short-term sugar hit from privatisations propping up the State Budget to the tune of billions, according to Greens Treasury spokesperson Justin Field.

Community forced into action to prevent wombat deaths ahead of South Coast logging operations

Community volunteers have been forced to mark wombat burrows to prevent the animals from being buried alive ahead of forestry logging operations in Mogo State Forest, near Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast.

NSW on dangerous path towards 1, 000, 000 guns

NSW on dangerous path towards 1,000,000 guns

As the NSW government moves to water down the state’s gun laws and a new gun amnesty starts, figures obtained by the Greens show that NSW is on a dangerous path towards 1,000,000 registered guns by 2020.

2017-18 Budget: Active Transport less than 0.5% of Transport Spend

Greens NSW MP and Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has said that today’s budget has again failed to make much needed investment in active transport modes, such as cycling and pedestrian infrastructure by allocating less than 0.5% of its total transport spend on active infrastructure.

Dr Faruqi said:

2017-18 Budget: Regional Communities Continue to Be Ignored in Public Transport Planning

Greens MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has said that the NSW Budget has once again failed regional communities with no significant boost in funding for public transport in regional NSW.   

Dr Faruqi said:

Senator Rice to Australian Muslims: "I am, you are, we are all Australian"

Victorians issued over 33,000 robo-debt notices in less than a year

2017/2018 Budget an F for the Environment

Greens MP and Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has said that today’s NSW budget completely fails the environment, ignoring climate change and National Parks.

Dr Faruqi said:

Arms deals with Saudi Arabia, war and famine in Yemen

No plan for how to grow aged care workforce to meet demand as the population ages, senate committee finds

An obscene global suicide pact

Distribution of fraudulent materials, purporting to be from The Greens (WA)

Distribution of fraudulent materials, purporting to be from The Greens (WA)

 

Government and ALP vote down senate motion calling on cashless welfare card extension to be abandoned

Making the internet safe for everyone

Greens slam Labor’s dangerous plan for police drug searches

Victorian Greens spokesperson for health, Colleen Hartland, has slammed a the government’s new plan to allow police to stop and search people at music festivals for drugs without reason.

Labor and the Coalition keep on taxing women for existing