Amnesty Bins Are Not Enough to Save Lives
Today’s announcement that the NSW Government will introduce amnesty bins at music festivals will not be effective at reducing harm and may simply lead to an increase in policing without other harm reduction measures also being introduced, said Greens drug law reform and harm reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann.
Don’t Sack the Drought Coordinator, Sack the National Party’s Role in Water
The Greens are calling for NSW National Party Ministers to be removed from having any role in water management due to their continued mismanagement of the Murray-Darling basin and the water minister's sacking of the NSW drought coordinator without the knowledge of the Premier, said Cate Faehrmann Greens spokesperson for...
Cate Faehrmann to introduce pill testing bill next week following Coroner's findings
Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has called on the Premier to commit to a pill testing trial over the coming summer following Coroner Harriet Grahame’s findings arising from the Inquest into Festival Deaths.
The most harmful thing about drugs is that they're illegal
Calls by the Special Counsel assisting the Ice Inquiry to decriminalise all drugs should be a wakeup call for the Premier and all the evidence she needs to treat drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one according to Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for drug...
Barilaro’s Dam Stupid Idea
The Government’s plan to fast-track the approval and construction of dams in Western NSW will do nothing to prevent towns reaching ‘Day-Zero’ and is simply justification to avoid proper scrutiny of the environmental impacts of dams said Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and water spokesperson.
Greens move pill testing, decriminalisation and legalising cannabis bills to save lives.
Recommendations regarding pill testing and police harassment in the draft Coroner’s Report into Music Festivals Deaths are not surprising and must be urgently adopted by the Premier if she is serious about saving lives, said Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann.
Lockout Laws Report Welcome, But Two Key Recommendations Missing: Greens
Greens MP and Arts, Music, Night-Time Economy and Culture Spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has welcomed the findings of the Report into Sydney’s Night-Time Economy handed down today, however believed two more recommendations were needed: Repealing the lockout laws in Kings Cross, and reining in heavy-handed policing such as strip-searches and sniffer...