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Greens move pill testing, decriminalisation and legalising cannabis bills to save lives.

Recommendations regarding pill testing and police harassment in the draft Coroner’s Report into Music Festivals Deaths are not surprising and must be urgently adopted by the Premier if she is serious about saving lives, said Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann. 

Lockout Laws Report Welcome, But Two Key Recommendations Missing: Greens

Greens MP and Arts, Music, Night-Time Economy and Culture Spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has welcomed the findings of the Report into Sydney’s Night-Time Economy handed down today, however believed two more recommendations were needed: Repealing the lockout laws in Kings Cross, and reining in heavy-handed policing such as strip-searches and sniffer...

Adjournment speech on climate change

According to new survey data from youth mental health organisation ReachOut, four in five Australian students report being somewhat or very anxious about climate change. 

Is Trump a "revolting slug unfit for public office"?

The motion before us is, of course, whether this House should have agreed to call the President of the United States, Donald Trump, "a revolting slug unfit for public office".

Greens to Introduce Pill Testing Bill

Greens MP and spokesperson for Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction Cate Faehrmann has given notice today to introduce a bill that would allow pill testing at music festivals and at fixed sites in the community. Service providers would also be required to provide drug counselling to those who use...

Climate emergency adjournment speech

I recently spoke in this place about the climate emergency, and I said the Arctic was burning. Some Government and conservative crossbench members scoffed loudly.

End Strip Searching. Decriminalise Drugs

It’s time for heavy-handed police tactics like strip searching to be consigned to history and all drugs decriminalised for personal use, says Greens MP and drug law reform spokesperson Cate Faehrmann.

Stop men having sex with women to stop abortion

Greens MP and health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann today spoke in favour of decrimimalising abortion in the NSW Legislative Council, saying:

Reproductive healthcare reform bill 2019

It won’t be a surprise to anyone that I’ll be supporting this bill.  As it is before us. 

Emergency wait times for mental health patients dangerous

Unacceptably long wait times for mental health patients in emergency departments is putting lives in danger, says Greens MP and mental health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann.