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Greens commit to $164 million Cycleways Plan for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

The NSW Greens have today announced their support for $164 million over 8 years to be invested in an improved cycling and walking network for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

Greens call for NSW to put a price on carbon to reach net zero emissions by 2040

The NSW Greens have today announced a policy to introduce a state-based price on carbon to reach net zero emissions by 2040, saying that in the absence of a serious federal climate change policy state based action is needed.

There is still time to abandon disastrous music festival licensing rules: Greens

The Greens are calling on NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to abandon her disastrous new licensing regime for music festivals set to be introduced on 1 March, saying NSW will lose hundreds of millions in tourism dollars and cannot afford any more musicians, promoters, DJs, entertainment industry workers and young people to leave the state.

Greens call for urgent action on woeful public transport options in Wollongong and Illawarra

Greens NSW MP and Transport Spokesperson Cate Faehrmann today joined Greens candidates Jamie Dixon for Shellharbour, Ben Arcioni for Wollongong and Kaye Osborn for Keira to call for urgent action on woeful public transport options in Wollongong and the Illawarra.

Greens launch plan for 1 million households to have solar in four years

The NSW Greens have today launched a $1.25 billion comprehensive plan to ensure at least one million extra households in NSW can either install solar panels or be part of community renewable energy schemes within four years. The Household Solar Plan is part of the Greens Roadmap to 100% Renewable Energy by 2030 and involves:

Greens call for mandatory shade for farm animals

Greens MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has today announced a plan to make it mandatory in NSW for livestock to have access to shade. The initiative includes a $30 million support package that will assist farmers with some of the costs of putting in shade structures and planting and fencing off shade trees and shelter belts.


Members of the NSW Cross Party Harm Minimisation Roundtable today wrote to the Premier asking her to commit to a Drug Summit and offering to help draft legislation to allow for a trial for pill testing if the Summit found this an appropriate way forward.

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