Health Services Amendment (Nurse-to-Patient and Midwife-to-Patient Ratios) Bill speech
Mr President, I proudly rise to introduce the Health Services Amendment (Nurse-to-Patient and Midwife-to-Patient Ratios) Bill 2022. The Greens fully support the NSWNMA and its demands and this bill gives effect to the majority of the NSW Nurses and Midwives 2022 award claim.
Greens Introduce Bill for Nurse to Patient Ratios
Greens MP and health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has introduced a bill to legislate nurse and midwife-to-patient ratios into the NSW Upper House today which would mandate safe levels of staffing in public hospital emergency departments and wards across the state. The Health Services Amendment (Nurse-to-Patient and Midwife-to-Patient Ratios) Bill 2022...
Liberals have rocks in their heads when it comes to koalas: Greens
Liberal party MPs have rocks in their heads when it comes to koalas and if they think that reigniting the Koala Wars won’t harm them at the state election, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and koala spokesperson. Last week, National Party MP Dugald Saunders introduced a controversial bill that would...
Minns and Toole: Break gambling industry’s stranglehold of politics in NSW
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Labor must not Stand in the Way of a Cashless Gambling Card: GREENS
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Ban Facial Recognition Technology in Gambling Venues
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Government must act on Gambling Card after scrapping Clubs Bill: GREENS
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Scotts Head development withdrawal a win for community power: Greens
The news that Ingenia has withdrawn their massive and poorly planned development for over-55s living in Scotts Head, south of Coffs Harbour, is a win for the community and shows the power of community campaigns, said Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and planning spokesperson. The Ingenia development would have seen the...
Facial recognition in pubs and clubs a dangerous precedent that won't stop gambling harm
NSW Greens MP and gambling harm spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has condemned today's reports that venues across NSW will roll out facial recognition cameras in gambling rooms, calling it a sop to the powerful gambling industry and renewing calls for effective harm reduction measures including mandatory cashless gambling cards.