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Senator Rhiannon congratulates Streets workers and the AMWU

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has given her deep congratulations to the workers at the Streets ice cream factory and the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) for winning their campaign against a 46 per cent pay cut and slashing of conditions.

NSW Government’s National Parks Plan ‘Pathetic’

NSW Government Bending over Backwards to Fill Coffers of Toll Road Companies with New Rego Plan

Greens MP and Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the Government’s recent announcement on car rego fees a move to prop up toll road companies.

Dr. Faruqi said:

Greens GIPA Reveals Transport Minister Misled

Greens GIPA Reveals Transport Minister Misled about Consultants’ Report on Train Travel Time Improvements from Sydney to Wollongong

Greens Deeply Disappointed that Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 Has Been Voted Down

HMAS Albatross PFOS contamination - call for mandatory blood testing for all military personnel and base workers

All military personnel, staff and base workers who may have been exposed to toxic firefighting foams should be provided with blood tests, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon said today.

Greens call on government to respond to Meriton’s threat of evictions

6000 households in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast face an uncertain future as a result of Harry Triguboff’s threat to not renew leases and to sell properties if changes are made to tenancy laws in favour of tenants, said Australian Greens housing spokesperson, Senator Lee Rhiannon.

Greens lash Liberal-Nationals ‘heartless’ disability advocacy cuts that threaten to wipe-out local services

Sydenham–Bankstown Metro Environmental Impact Statement confirms impending chaos for Bankstown line

Today, submissions to the Environment Impact Statement for the Sydenham to Bankstown Sydney Metro. The EIS has confirmed that commuters on the Bankstown line will be subjected to seven years of disruption by the construction of the Sydenham to Bankstown Metro.1

Don’t mess with Gloucester – Rocky Hill mine recommended for rejection

NSW Greens resources spokesman Jeremy Buckingham today congratulated the people of Gloucester for fighting off the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine after it was recommended for rejection by the Department of Planning.