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...
What is the Narrabri coal seam gas project
Moree Champion, September 30 2020
Santos vows to push on with Narrabri Gas Project as NSW farmers hit out at IPC approval
Newcastle Herald, September 30 2020
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.
Report slams water planning in NSW regions
Cowra Guardian, 24 September 2020
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...
Water Management (General) Amendment (Exemptions for Floodplain Harvesting) Regulation 2020
On behalf of The Greens I support the motion to disallow the Water Management (General) Amendment (Exemptions for Floodplain Harvesting) Regulation 2020. In 2018 the South Australian royal commission described floodplain harvesting as "one of the most significant threats to water security in the Northern Murray‑Darling Basin to both licence holders...
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.
Murray-Darling Basin: fight looms over NSW plan to license floodplain harvesting
The Guardian, 21 September 2020
Menindee Lakes - adjournment speech
Two weeks ago I sat having a beer with the President of the Darling River Action Group, Ross Leddra, on his back port at Sunset Strip as we stared out over Menindee Lake. For him and most of the other residents of Sunset Strip, it was their little patch of...