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NSW can’t afford for the Government to go soft on Star Casino

New South Wales simply cannot afford for the state government to go soft on Star Casino and let them off the hook when it comes to paying higher taxes, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for Gambling Harm Reduction.

Methane Leaks Mean Govt Must Cancel Santos Narrabri CSG Project: Greens

Revelations overnight that the dangerous greenhouse gas, methane, is leaking from dozens of NSW coal and gas sites, as well as the potential influence of the state’s gas policy by gas industry consultants, is the hammer that NSW Labor needs to drive the nail into the coffin of the highly...

Upper House Inquiry Established into Public Transport Needs in Western Sydney

A newly established Upper House Inquiry into current and future public transport needs in Western Sydney will examine the adequacy of public transport options in Western Sydney and what's required for projected population growth, committee chair Cate Faehrmann MLC, and the Greens transport, infrastructure and Western Sydney spokesperson, said.

Brazen Water Loss by Mining Company Demonstrates Systemic Problems: Greens

The regularity of compliance activity by the Natural Resource Access Regulator is not a win for New South Wales, but proof of a pattern of socially irresponsible and unlawful behaviour by mining companies, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for mining and water.

Cancelling Metro West will be a Massive Betrayal by Labor of Western Sydney: Greens

If Chris Minns cancels the Metro West project it will be a massive betrayal of the people of Western Sydney residents, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and transport and Western Sydney spokesperson.

Upper House Inquiry into Gold, Silver & Lead Mining on Health, Environment Welcome

Greens NSW MP and mining and water spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has welcomed a newly established Upper House Inquiry into the Potential Impacts of Gold, Silver, Lead and Zinc Mining on human health, land, air and water quality.

Updated Greens portfolio list, includes Cate Faehrmann as Building and Fair Trading spokesperson

Attached is an updated list of portfolio allocations for Greens NSW MPs, including a new portfolio allocation of Building and Fair Trading allocated to Cate Faehrmann MLC. 

Dan Andrews has just shown Chris Minns what Leadership Looks Like on Pokies

Dan Andrews has just shown Chris Minns what leadership on pokies looks like with his announcement today that Victoria will adopt a suite of measures to tackle poker machine harm, including setting maximum daily limits and introducing a cashless card, said Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and Gambling Harm Reduction spokesperson....

Greens Push for Inquiry into the Impact of Metals Mining on Health and Environment

Greens MP and mining and water spokesperson Cate Faehrmann is pushing for an urgent Upper House Inquiry into the impact of gold, silver, lead and zinc mining on human health and the environment.  It follows recent revelations that dust pollution from Cadia Gold Mine near Orange potentially contributed to the...

Record Fine for Illegal Water Take Proof Mining has No Place in Sydney Water Catchment

The announcement today by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) that it has entered into an enforceable undertaking with Illawarra Coal Holdings of almost $3 million compensation for illegally taking surface water without a licence is yet another reason why mining has no place in Sydney’s drinking water catchment, Greens...