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.
Murray-Darling Basin plan adjournment
Ms CATE FAEHRMAN: The Murray-Darling Basin Plan came about because of a series of environmental crises that jolted a nation into action.What happened next is nothing short of criminal.
MUSIC FESTIVALS BILL 2019 second reading debate
Ms CATE FAEHRMANN (14:53:47): On behalf of The Greens I speak in debate on the Music Festivals Bill 2019.
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...
Cate Faehrmann to introduce pill testing bill next week following Coroner's findings
Greens MP and Drug Law Reform and Harm Reduction spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has called on the Premier to commit to a pill testing trial over the coming summer following Coroner Harriet Grahame’s findings arising from the Inquest into Festival Deaths.