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Greens announce $200 million increase in funding for invasive species control

Greens MP Cate Faehrmann today launched the Greens biosecurity plan for the NSW election, saying that urgent reforms are needed to improve the independence and accountability of biosecurity and calling for a $200 million increase over the next four years in funding for pest, weed and feral animal control.

Greens call for repeal and reform of Roadside Drug Testing, announce $100k for voluntary breath testing and drink driving education at festivals and events

NSW Greens MP and spokesperson on drug law reform Cate Faehrmann has today declared the current roadside drug testing regime in NSW has nothing to do with improving road safety and is simply an extension of the failed war on drugs.

Greens announce ambitious plan to protect nature in NSW

The NSW Greens have today announced a comprehensive and ambitious plan to protect and enhance our natural environment for future generations.  The Greens are calling for an overhaul of laws which have allowed out of control land clearing and deforestation and an historic investment in the expansion of protected areas. 

Greens announce bold plan to tackle recycling crisis

Greens NSW MP and spokesperson for the environment Cate Faehrmann is calling for 100% of the waste levy, or more than $2.1 billion over the next four years, to be diverted into tackling the waste crisis, at a ‘Save our Recycling’ summit organised by Local Government NSW today.

Greens pledge $1billion to get people on their bikes

The Greens NSW have released their detailed plan to improve cycling infrastructure and address conditions for cyclists across NSW which includes a cycling infrastructure fund of $1 billion over four years.

A smokescreen: Greens slam NSW Government’s waste announcement

The NSW Government’s $1.5 million to establish a Circular Economy Innovation Network is nothing more than a smokescreen for the government’s failure to take tough decisions to reduce waste including banning single use plastics and investing all of the waste levy into waste solutions, says Greens MP and Environment Spokesperson Cate Faehrmann. 

Premier’s Festival ‘Hit List’ should be used to trial pill testing

The release of a list of 14 festivals which the NSW Premier has deemed as ‘high risk’ and subject to new festival licensing rules should be used as sites to trial pill testing, said Greens MP and Arts and Creative Industries spokesperson Cate Faehrmann.

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