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Greens call for Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW Liberal/National Government’s Restructure Devastating Our National Parks

Greens NSW MP and Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has today given notice of a parliamentary inquiry into the restructure of the National Parks and Wildlife Service that is thinning out staff expertise with cuts to funding and jobs.

If established, the inquiry would examine:

Privatisation Hungry Government Ignores the Inner West Community to Press on with Bus Selloff

Greens NSW MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the NSW Government’s behaviour shameful for ignoring the tens of thousands of community members who signed petitions against the privatisation of Inner West Region 6 Bus Services.

MLC Mehreen Faruqi said:

Greens call on Turnbull to end uncertainty over remote housing funding

Responding to reports that the Turnbull government will not be extending funding for remote housing, Greens Housing spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon called for the government to consider earmarking specific additional funding in the proposed National Housing and Homelessness Agreement.

Greens call for Moratorium on Maules Creek Mine Clearing

Turnbull government’s ultimate insult to Williamtown

Brazil suspends live export trade – Australia should follow

Responding to the Brazil Federal Court’s decision to suspend live exports for animal welfare reasons, Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said this is a significant development and a further reminder that modern economies should not profiteer from the suffering of animals.

Backdoor bastardry as minister gives Rocky Hill coal mine a second chance

$14.8m in political donations revealed - corrupting influence demands reform

Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on the Prime Minister to withdraw the government’s seriously flawed electoral funding Bill following the release today of the AEC data on political donations and payments made over the previous financial year.

$14.8m in political donations revealed - corrupting influence demands reform

Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on the Prime Minister to withdraw the government’s seriously flawed electoral funding Bill following the release today of the AEC data on political donations and payments made over the previous financial year.

Greens MP Writes to Governor: Series of Debacles in Transport Require Special Commission of Inquiry