Pages tagged "Media Release"
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...
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.
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,...