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$500,000 in taxpayer funding of Greyhound Race An Absolute Disgrace

31 July, 2018 - Greens NSW MP and Animal Welfare Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has reacted to news that the NSW Government will half fund a new $1 milli...

Coroner finds deadly gaps in police mental health response

30 July, 2018 - The coronial findings released today into the police killing of young woman Courtney Topic while in severe mental distress have exposed a police...

New figures shows woeful results for drug dog program

30 July, 2018 - Data obtained by the Greens shows the continued failure of the drug dog program with false positive outstripping 'successful' searches. Remarkab...

Greens celebrate big win for western Sydney as waste incinerator finally refused

19 July, 2018 - NSW Greens energy spokesman Jeremy Buckingham today said the decision by the Independent Planning Commission to refuse the proposed western Sydn...

Greens Call on NSW Premier to Follow Queensland and Decriminalise Abortion

16 July, 2018 - Greens NSW MP and Spokesperson for the Status of Women, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has reacted to today’s news that the Queensland Government will i...

Pokies profits set to soar in NSW showing Government failure to address community harm

13 July, 2018 - The NSW Greens have described recent changes to NSW poker machine laws as a total failure as new figures show clubs and hotels in the state are ...

Greyhound Mass Grave at Marsden Park Shows Nothing Has Changed in Greyhound Racing Industry

12 July, 2018 - Greens NSW MP and Animal Welfare Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has commented on reports that the RSPCA NSW has uncovered greyhound mass g...

EMS Rural Exports licence should be refused

10 July, 2018 - Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on the federal Minister for Agriculture to refuse permission for the export o...

NSW Government exempts racing industry from gambling advertising laws

9 July, 2018 - The NSW Greens have condemned special exemptions<https://www.liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au/Pages/about-us/news-and-media/recent-news/new-guidelin...

Guns in our suburbs part of another tragedy

6 July, 2018 - Reports today have indicated that the father who shot and killed his two teenage children on Thursday had just this year obtained two registered ...

Greens call for new Tweed Hospital to be built in Tweed Heads

3 July, 2018 - Greens North Coast spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has called for the new Tweed Hospital to be re-developed on its existing site in Tweed Heads, whi...

Landmark sentencing of Archbishop falls short – and why is he still an Archbishop?

3 July, 2018 - The NSW Supreme Court has today sentenced Archbishop Philip Wilson for his role in concealing child sexual abuse within the Church. The 12 month ...

NSW Government heading in wrong direction as 400,000 households cop 44% reduction of solar tariff

3 July, 2018 - NSW Greens Renewable Energy spokeswoman Tamara Smith today said the NSW Government was heading in the wrong direction on solar energy after the I...

Government Risking our Future by Refusing to Strengthen EPA: Greens MP

28 June, 2018 - Greens NSW MP and Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has reacted to the Auditor General’s critical report into the EPA, which hig...

NSW Government Should Back Senate Calls For Single-use Plastics Ban

27 June, 2018 - NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian should back a recommendation from a Senate Inquiry for State and Federal Environment Ministers to work to phase o...