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Relaxing Water Restrictions Irresponsible

Relaxing Sydney’s water restrictions while the impacts on water quality from runoff from heavy rainfall into the Warragamba dam remain uncertain is irresponsible says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and spokesperson for water.   ...
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Water Minister Must Come Clean on Sydney’s Water Quality

The Water Minister must come clean as to why Warragamba Dam was temporarily shut down recently, what contaminants caused it to shut down, and how likely it is to be offline again...
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Premier must Intervene and Protect Threatened Species Habitat after Fires

The NSW Premier must urgently intervene to ensure remaining threatened species habitat in the state is protected after a list of threatened species at risk of extinction after the fires, including the...
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Water Minister Betrays Downstream Communities for Big Irrigator Mates

The NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey is so under the thumb of big corporate irrigators that she is prepared to rob downstream communities along the Darling, including Wilcannia and Menindee, by allowing...
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Inquiry Launched into Air Quality Impacts of Bushfire Smoke and Drought

An NSW Parliamentary Committee will inquire into the health impacts of exposure to poor levels of air quality caused by bushfire smoke and drought, after Terms of Reference drafted by Greens MP...
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Distribute Free Face Masks

With no end in sight to the hazardous bushfire smoke blanketing NSW and an increase in respiratory-related emergency department presentations, Greens MP and Health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has written to the Health...
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25,000+ feral horses in Kosciuszko demands urgent intervention by the Premier: Greens

A new aerial study revealing that feral horse numbers in Kosciuszko National Park has reached a staggering 25,318 horses demands an urgent intervention by the Premier to stop her Deputy and National...
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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...
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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...
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