Sky high plans overshadow Chatswood community

Willoughby council will tonight consider plans to let developers build buildings as tall and as large as they want in a recipe for disaster for Chatswood.

Solar tariff increase welcome, but energy sector should be re-nationalised to stop failure of deregulation

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.

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: