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20% affordable housing to benefit young people: Greens back Housing Trust calls for equity

3 September, 2021 - The Greens are backing calls from the Wollongong Housing Trust for developers to include 20% affordable housing in the WIN Grand Urban Devel...

After a month of truth telling, time for action

1 September, 2021 - Today Greens MP David Shoebridge releases the fourth and final video in the truth telling series about the Frontier Wars in the Hunter Valle...

Increase in Overdoses Highlights Urgent Need for Drug Law Reform

31 August, 2021 - Thousands of deaths from drug overdoses could be prevented if the Government had the courage to legalise cannabis and decriminalise all other ...

COVID outbreak in Parklea Prison must lead to urgent reform

30 August, 2021 - The news of a growing COVID outbreak in Parklea Prison where at least 31 prisoners have tested positive shows we the need for the urgent relea...

Greens move to re-start NSW Parliament with online sittings

26 August, 2021 - The Greens NSW have drafted fresh laws that will allow the NSW Parliament to hold the first ever wholly on-line sittings of any Parliament in ...

Hazzard must immediately act on ICU nurse shortage

24 August, 2021 - Greens MP and Health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has written to the Health Minister today calling on him to take urgent action to stem the gro...

Mandatory Vaccines for Healthcare Workers Welcome, now Adequate PPE

20 August, 2021 - News overnight that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory for healthcare workers is a welcome but overdue move, said Cate Faehrmann Greens M...

NSW Health System Understaffed and Unprotected

17 August, 2021 - The rising number of Covid-19 cases in health care workers in NSW is a result the Berejiklian Government’s preference for building shiny new h...

Environment Minister under renewed pressure to stop destruction of Aboriginal heritage

12 August, 2021 - Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley is under renewed pressure to prevent mining giant Glencore from destroying Aboriginal heritage and lan...

A month of Truth Telling about Frontier Violence in the Hunter Valley

3 August, 2021 - Beginning on 1st August, Greens MP David Shoebridge will be publishing a series of four short documentary videos on the 195th anniversary of vi...

Chaotic year 12 return leaves far too many critical Covid-safety questions unanswered

28 July, 2021 - The NSW Government's 'plan' to return Year 12 students to classrooms today was announced without consultation with teachers or parents and leave...

Greater Sydney needs a 28 day deferral to plan for a COVID-safe local government election

23 July, 2021 - The Greens NSW are calling for an immediate deferral of 28 days for local Government elections in Greater Sydney they are currently scheduled fo...

Destroying Parramatta’s heritage is not ‘essential’ work: Willow Grove decision goes against community

16 July, 2021 - The Supreme Court of NSW today upheld the decision to allow the NSW Government to demolish the 140-year-old locally heritage listed ‘Willow Grov...

Increase Fines for Big Irrigators who haven’t installed Pump Meters: Greens    

13 July, 2021 - Revelations that nearly half of New South Wales’ biggest irrigators have made no effort to install compliant meters six months after the deadlin...

Redevelopment of Waterloo will be a sell off of public land for private profit

30 June, 2021 - The NSW Planning Minister’s intervention in the plans to redevelop the first section of the Waterloo public housing estate at South Waterloo, ma...