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 and Health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann were agreed to yesterday.
Koalas Need Urgent Intervention to Save Remaining Habitat
Chair of the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Koala Populations and their Habitat, Greens MP Cate Faehrmann says that the government must protect koala habitat from logging, development and land clearing if koalas are going to be saved from extinction.
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 Minister Brad Hazzard asking him to do more to protect people’s health, including by urgently distributing free face...
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 Party Leader John Barilaro single-handedly wrecking Australia’s most loved National Park, says Greens MP Cate Faehrmann and environment...
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.
Banksia Mental Health Unit – Question without notice
Ms CATE FAEHRMANN: My question without notice is directed to the Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women.
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...