Parliament

AMENDMENTS - GAMBLING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (ONLINE AND OTHER BETTING) BILL 2019

Ms CATE FAEHRMANN: By leave: I move The Greens amendments Nos 1 to 10 on sheet c2019-085E in globo:
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GAMBLING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (ONLINE AND OTHER BETTING) BILL 2019

I speak on behalf of The Greens in debate on the Gambling Legislation Amendment (Online and Other Betting) Bill 2019, which makes a series of amendments to the Betting and Racing Act 1998 and the Totalizator Act...
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Barilaro’s Dam Stupid Idea

The Government’s plan to fast-track the approval and construction of dams in Western NSW will do nothing to prevent towns reaching ‘Day-Zero’ and is simply justification to avoid proper scrutiny of the...
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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...
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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...
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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. 
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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".
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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...
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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.
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