Renewed Hope for Broken Hill Rehab Centre After NSW Health Minister’s Commitment
In response to questions from Greens MP Cate Faehrmann during budget estimates today, NSW Health Minister Ryan Park agreed to meet with the local community who have been lobbying for years for a residential drug detoxification and rehabilitation facility in Broken Hill.
Greens move to establish Rozelle Interchange Inquiry
The NSW Upper House is likely to undertake a formal inquiry to examine the impacts of the Rozelle Interchange on local communities when Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and transport spokesperson, moves to establish the inquiry in NSW Parliament this afternoon.
Minister must do more to rein in reckless spending by Sydney Metro: Greens
The Transport Minister needs to urgently act on the revelation today that potentially dozens more senior executives were set to be employed by Sydney Metro on bloated salaries well above public service levels, says Greens MP and spokesperson for transport Cate Faehrmann.
Upper House Inquiry and Report into Gold, Silver & Lead Mining Sabotaged by Government: Greens
The Greens have accused the Government of deliberately sabotaging an Upper House Inquiry into the impacts of heavy metal mining projects, including Cadia’s controversial gold mine, resulting in a report with findings and recommendations that contradicts the weight of evidence heard throughout the inquiry.
Cancelled music festival a call to arms to defend musos and creatives
Greens MP and music spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has called on Minister for Music John Graham to urgently explain the circumstances that have forced Sydney Festival headline music festival Summerground to be cancelled, and to scrap the event-killing User Pays Policing model.
Greens introduce Pill Testing Bill in NSW Upper House
Greens MP and spokesperson for drug harm reduction, Cate Faehrmann, has introduced legislation that would allow a trial of pill testing at music festivals and a fixed site across New South Wales in the Upper House today.
Pill Testing Trial Bill 2023 Second Read Speech
I’m very proud to introduce the Greens Pill Testing Trial Bill 2023 as the Greens drug law reform and harm reduction spokesperson.
ClubGRANTS Scheme Doing More Harm than Good and Should be Scrapped: Greens
The release of ClubGRANTS data has exposed the controversial scheme as little more than a cover that clubs hide behind when facing criticism of the negative impacts pokies cause local communities and is more proof the scheme should be scrapped, said Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and gambling harm reduction spokesperson....
Latest sniffer dogs data more proof the program must be scrapped
NSW Greens MP and drug law reform spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has renewed calls to scrap the expensive drug detection dog program after uncovering data showing a $46 million price tag over the last decade, with only one in four of the nearly 95,000 people searched being found with drugs on...
Strata Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 - Second Reading Debate
I speak as The Greens' spokesperson for Fair Trading in support of the Strata Legislation Amendment Bill 2023. The bill amends the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 to provide for changes identified by a statutory review undertaken by the former Government. The consultation...