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Protect Koalas, Water, Sacred Sites, Farms. Cancel Shenhua Watermark.

Shenhua’s failure to apply for a mining licence for the fourth time means that it’s time for the Minister for Resources John Barilaro to put the whole project out of its misery and cancel the company’s mining lease for good, says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and spokesperson for the environment...


After Ditching Old Growth Remapping, Government Must Protect all Native Forests

The NSW Government has made the right choice to back away from its disastrous plan to remap old growth forests in order to open them up for logging, but they must go further and declare a moratorium on native forests logging while post-fire threatened species assessments are still underway, says...



Audit Office’s Damning Review into Sydney Water’s Poor Conservation Record Needs Urgent Inquiry

A damning Audit Office’s report released today into Sydney Water’s performance in water conservation requires urgent intervention by the NSW Premier including an inquiry into the performance of Sydney Water and its systemic failures to ensure a sustainable water supply for Sydney, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson on water.


Desal Plant delay means Government must fast track Water Recycling: Greens

The government’s announcement that the desalination plant expansion at Kurnell is delayed should be used as an opportunity to urgently boost Sydney’s water recycling and stormwater harvesting, says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and spokesperson for Water. 



Now is the time to save the Powerhouse and $1.5 billion

With the resignation of the NSW Arts Minister now is the time for the Premier to step up and scrap his $1.5 billion Powerhouse mistake.


NSW needs an Arts Minister and Carriageworks a Rescue Package. Now.

With news of Carriageworks slipping into voluntary administration overnight, the Premier needs to scrap the Powerhouse Museum relocation and save this iconic space, the largest contemporary multi-arts centre in the country, and immediately appoint an Arts Minister who will stand up for the state’s decimated arts sector.



COVID-19 lockdown raises many unanswered questions

Serious questions remain about how the new NSW Public Health Order issued late last night will be applied, delivered and enforced according to Greens MPs David Shoebridge and Cate Faehrmann, spokespeople for Justice and Health respectively. 


Maules Creek Coalmine Biodiversity Offsets call for papers

Ms CATE FAEHRMANN: I move: That private members' business item No. 448 outside the order of precedence be considered in a short form format. Motion agreed to.



1080 Baiting – Question Without Notice

Ms CATE FAEHRMANN (12:38:14): My question is directed to the Minister representing the Minister for Energy and Environment, the Hon. Don Harwin.


Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug Ice Private Member's Statement

Ms CATE FAEHRMANN (15:09:59): I have before me a very important report that the Government has just released. It is the report of the special commission of inquiry into crystal methamphetamine and other amphetamine-type stimulants, or ice, which Special Commissioner Dan Howard, SC, has been inquiring into for the past 14 months...



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