Sydenham to Bankstown Metro Project’s EIS Reveals Project will Adversely Impact Threatened Ecological Communities and Local Heritage

Greens MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has responded to the Environmental Impact Statement for the Sydenham to Bankstown phase of the Sydney Metro project.

Dr Faruqi said:            

Government shuts down debate on water theft scandal

Greens vote grows with successful council elections

The Greens are certain to increase their local government representation after yesterday’s successful council elections. 

With many votes still to be counted, the Greens already look likely to win 29 council positions this election and are in a strong position to win an additional 5 possible.

Western Sydney Zoo Approval Bad News for Animals and Public Green Space

NSW Greens MP and Spokesperson for Animal Welfare and the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has said that the approval of the Western Sydney Zoo at the Western Sydney Parklands is bad news for the environment and bad news for public green space.

Dr. Faruqi said:   

Nationals should be stripped of water portfolio after damning report

Greens Welcome Minister for Western Sydney’s Rejection of the Western Sydney Incinerator

In response to a question by NSW Greens MP and Spokesperson for the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC during Budget Estimates, Western Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres stated that he does not support the proposed Western Sydney incinerator, marking a huge setback for the proponent.

NSW Liberal/National Government to Celebrate Threatened Species Day Tomorrow by Bulldozing Threatened Species Habitat at Manly

NSW Greens MP and Spokesperson for the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called the NSW Government shameful for clearing almost five hectares of bushland, including habitat for threatened species at Manly Vale.

Government Paid Sydney Motorway Corporation $15million for Toll-free Period on Widened M4

Luddite PM wrong to try to delay Liddell power station closure

Greens NSW energy spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham today labelled the Prime Minister a Luddite and wrong after Mr Turnbull revealed that the federal government was attempting to persuade AGL to keep the Liddell coal-fired power station in the Hunter Valley open for another five years after its scheduled closure date of 2022.

Minister admits under questioning that Dapto TAFE facilities are "unacceptable"

Greens MP and TAFE spokesperson has slammed the State Government's admission that Dapto TAFE is ‘not at an acceptable standard’ in response to questioning from the Greens during State Parliament’s Budget Estimates hearing on Monday.