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Whitehaven’s Narrabri coal approval is criminal while climate change-fuelled floods devastate Northern NSW

The ‘conditional approval of Whitehaven’s Narrabri coal mine extension announced today is criminal and shows complete contempt for the people of Lismore and the Northern Rivers who have lost everything as a result of the ongoing catastrophic floods fuelled by coal and gas, says Greens MP and climate change spokesperson*...

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Greens to Introduce Bill for Nurse to Patient Ratios

As nurses and midwives go on strike for a second time in a decade, Greens MP and health spokesperson Cate Faehrmann has given  notice in the NSW Upper House of her intention to introduce a bill to legislate nurse-to-patient ratios in NSW, a key demand of striking nurses and midwives....

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Floodplain Harvesting Law struck down by NSW Upper House for the 3rd time

The NSW Upper House has just disallowed a floodplain harvesting regulation for the third time because the government is yet to deal with the significant concerns raised in the recent Parliamentary Inquiry about the impacts of floodplain harvesting in the northern basin, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and water spokesperson...

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Greens welcome offshore oil and gas exploration ban in NSW

The NSW Government’s decision to ban offshore oil and gas exploration has been welcomed by the Greens, who have commended the coastal communities that have fought tirelessly for the win.

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Sneaky Plan to hand out Floodplain Harvesting Licences could be illegal and expose Govt to billions in compensation

Moves by Water Minister Kevin Anderson to pave the way for the handing out of licences for floodplain harvesting as early as this week are likely in breach of the Commonwealth Water Act and could set up a future government to have to fork out billions of dollars in compensation,...

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Nurses and midwives ask for support, get a kick in the guts by Perrottet Government

Reports that NSW Health is considering "taking action" against the thousands of nurses and midwives that went on strike for better conditions, safe staff to patient ratios and fair pay yesterday is a kick in the guts for the state’s exhausted healthcare workers at a time when they’re crying out...

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Koala Endangered Recommendation Must be Wake Up Call to Protect Habitat

News that the National Threatened Species Scientific Committee has recommended that koala populations in NSW, Qld and the ACT be uplifted from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘endangered’ should be a massive wake up call for the NSW Government to stop clearing koala habitat and save them from extinction, says Greens MP and...

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Greens Launch NurseKeeper Campaign for Nurses and Paramedics

In response to an alarming number of exhausted and burnt out nurses and paramedics in NSW resigning in recent weeks with threats of more to come, the Greens have today written to the Premier to ask him to immediately introduce ‘NurseKeeper’, a campaign launched today calling on the NSW Government...

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Decision on Dendrobium Mine damages future jobs and the environment

In a blow to workers and campaigners in the Illawarra calling for investment in a jobs rich renewable energy zone with investment in green steel the NSW Government has instead paved the way for an expansion of the Dendrobium coal mine.

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Koala Underpasses Must Be Built Before Development

Today’s commitment by the NSW Government to enact all 31 of the Chief Scientist & Engineer’s recommendations to protect Campbelltown’s Koalas is welcome news for the community and koalas, however underpasses must be built and koala corridors protected before Lendlease starts any development, says Cate Faehrmann Greens MP and spokesperson...

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