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Government Move on Drugs is a Game-Changer: Greens

Breaking news that the NSW Government will move away from its heavy-handed approach to personal drug use and towards a warning and fines based system for people caught with a personal quantity of illegal drugs is a game-changer, according to the Greens. As reported by Channel 7 news, the Government’s...


NSW Upper House to vote on Bill to ban “Waste to Energy” Incinerators

A Greens Bill to ban toxic “Waste to Energy” Incinerators will be voted on today, 11 Nov 2020, in the NSW Legislative Council.



Koalas Can’t Cope with More Habitat Loss

The back down by the NSW Liberals on the new Koala SEPP Guidelines to demands by the National Party means the future of the Koala in NSW is looking even more bleak, says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and Chair of the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koalas. 


Greens to Govt: Stand Strong Against Clubs & Pubs Hissy Fit over Gambling Reforms

Greens gambling spokesperson Cate Faehrmann MLC has called on the Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello to stand firm in the face of a predictable hissy fit by Clubs NSW and the Australian Hotels Association over attempts to make them take more responsibility for the harms caused by poker machines...



Santos’ Disastrous Pilliga CSG Project Approved but Fight not over Yet

Despite the approval of Santos’ disastrous coal seam gas project in the Pilliga Forest today by the Independent Planning Commission, the public campaign against the project will continue, Greens MP and environment and water spokesperson Cate Faehrmann said.


Pavey Must Now Restore Water in Lake Menindee and Darling-Baaka River: Greens

The NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey needs to direct those irrigators in the northern part of the Murray-Darling basin who are holding back massive amounts of water in private storages as a result of the floods in February, to send enough downstream to restore water to Lake Menindee and the...



Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project also to be examined by Dams Inquiry

The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry established last month to examine the rationale for, and impacts of, new dams has now had its Terms of Reference expanded to be able to also inquire into the Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project.



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