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Government Fails to Adopt Consensus Recommendations of NSW Koala Inquiry: Has No Plan to Save Koalas from Extinction

The Government’s response to the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koala Populations and their Habitat, released today, indicates it has no intention of acting upon many key recommendations made by the Committee in order to stop koalas becoming extinct in NSW before 2050, Greens MP and Committee Chair Cate Faehrmann...

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Government Move on Drugs is a Game-Changer: Greens

Breaking news that the NSW Government will move away from its heavy-handed approach to personal drug use and towards a warning and fines based system for people caught with a personal quantity of illegal drugs is a game-changer, according to the Greens. As reported by Channel 7 news, the Government’s...

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NSW Upper House to vote on Bill to ban “Waste to Energy” Incinerators

A Greens Bill to ban toxic “Waste to Energy” Incinerators will be voted on today, 11 Nov 2020, in the NSW Legislative Council.

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Koalas Can’t Cope with More Habitat Loss

The back down by the NSW Liberals on the new Koala SEPP Guidelines to demands by the National Party means the future of the Koala in NSW is looking even more bleak, says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and Chair of the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koalas. 

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Greens to Govt: Stand Strong Against Clubs & Pubs Hissy Fit over Gambling Reforms

Greens gambling spokesperson Cate Faehrmann MLC has called on the Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello to stand firm in the face of a predictable hissy fit by Clubs NSW and the Australian Hotels Association over attempts to make them take more responsibility for the harms caused by poker machines...

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Pavey Must Now Restore Water in Lake Menindee and Darling-Baaka River: Greens

The NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey needs to direct those irrigators in the northern part of the Murray-Darling basin who are holding back massive amounts of water in private storages as a result of the floods in February, to send enough downstream to restore water to Lake Menindee and the...

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Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project also to be examined by Dams Inquiry

The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry established last month to examine the rationale for, and impacts of, new dams has now had its Terms of Reference expanded to be able to also inquire into the Menindee Lakes Water Savings Project.

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Extremely Reassuring the Govt is acting to Save Koalas from Extinction Says Koala Inquiry Chair

It’s extremely reassuring to see the NSW Premier and her Planning and Environment Ministers taking the findings and recommendations from the recent Parliamentary Inquiry into Koalas seriously, including not giving in to an ultimatum to weaken koala habitat protection laws, Chair of the Inquiry and Greens MP Cate Faehrmann said....

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Georges River Koala Reserve Welcome First Step in Saving NSW Koalas

Today’s announcement of a new Georges River Koala Reserve is a welcome first step if the Government is going to live up to its promise to double koala numbers by 2050 said Greens MP and environment spokesperson and Chair of the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Koala Populations and their Habitat,...

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Hundreds protest across NSW for Save Our Koalas Day of Action

Local residents, koala activists and environmental organisations, including the Bob Brown Foundation, Bellingen Environment Centre, Total Environment Centre, Extinction Rebellion and Save Sydney’s Koalas, today staged a statewide Day of Action this Sunday to Save our Koalas. 

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