Greens label Kids Future Fund a subsidised trust fund for the children of the already well-off
The Greens NSW have today called out Perrottet’s plan for a so-called “Future Fund'' for children for what it is: more neoliberal nonsense from a Liberal party out of touch with the needs of the community.
Greens announce plan for greyhound racing ban and industry transition
Glebe (Gadigal country): Abigail Boyd, Greens MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson, has today joined Kobi Shetty, Greens candidate for Balmain, and a spokesperson for the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds outside the Wentworth Park Greyhound Racetrack to announce the Greens plan to rein in animal exploitation, including by shutting down the greyhound racing industry and establishing a transition program for affected workers and communities.
Greens condemn government failure to protect workers from silicosis and call on Minister to support a ban on manufactured stone
Greens NSW MP and spokesperson for Fair Trading and Better Regulation, Abigail Boyd, is calling on the NSW Government to support a ban on manufactured stone and immediately step up workplace enforcement to prevent silica exposure for workers in NSW.
Greens to launch plan to empower coal workers and communities in the transition away from fossil fuels
Newcastle (Awabakal and Worimi Country) The Greens NSW will launch their plan to empower coal workers and communities in the transition away from fossil fuels on Monday in Newcastle.
Greens announce plan to Expand Our Democracy and give 16 & 17 year olds the vote
Albury (Wiradjuri Country): The Greens NSW today launched its ‘Expand Our Democracy’ plan ahead of the March election laying out a plan to include 16 and 17 year olds as eligible voters in NSW State and Council elections.
Greens announce plan to overhaul broken pound and shelter system
Nowra (Yuin country): Abigail Boyd, Greens MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson, has today joined Amanda Findley, popularly elected Mayor of Shoalhaven City Council and Greens candidate for South Coast, at the Shoalhaven Animal Shelter to outline solutions to the growing companion animal crisis in council pounds.
Greens announce plan to revitalise Newcastle transport
Awabakal and Worimi country: The Greens NSW today launched its plan to revitalise public transport services and jobs in Newcastle, ahead of the March election. The plan includes winding back the privatisation of Newcastle’s transport system, which has delivered fractured and unreliable services and an undermined workforce.
Greens announce plan for a NSW public bank amidst rate rise chaos and mortgage stress
Abigail Boyd, Greens MP, Treasury spokesperson and former global banking regulation expert, has slammed the NSW Premier’s response to the interest rate pain being inflicted on households across NSW.
Greens announce plan to reboot public transport in NSW
Balmain (Gadigal country): The Greens NSW today launched its ‘Rebooting our public transport’ package ahead of the March election laying out a plan for free public transport in NSW, taking bus services back from private operators and allowing access for people to travel with their pets.
Climate con-artists - Coalition’s offset scheme a dangerous deception
Once again, the Liberal-National Government is all talk and no substance when it comes to taking action on climate change. Launching the scheme, the Liberals said that it will help NSW reach its emissions reduction targets. But the government’s own modelling anticipates an initial uptake of only 0.1%, resulting in just 0.02MT abated annually.
TAHE is a ticking budget time-bomb - Greens recommit to defuse TAHE following Auditor-General report
Today’s scathing Auditor General’s report into the Design and Implementation of the Transport Asset Holding Entity (TAHE) lays bare, in forensic detail, the true enormity of the damage that Perrottet’s pet project will inflict on the state finances. The Greens NSW have reiterated their commitment to dismantle the disastrous TAHE boondoggle, calling for honesty and transparency with state finances and an end to cynical budget trickery.
Greens call on Government to listen to the sector, slam Right to Know Scheme
The Greens have criticised the Government’s ‘Right to Know’ scheme announcement for once again putting announceables above evidence-based policy backed by domestic violence experts.
The Labor opposition need more than a press announcement to address the NSW housing affordability crisis
Responding to housing announcements by the NSW Labor opposition, The Greens NSW have called for a bold, long-term vision to address the housing crisis in this state - not just more tinkering around the edges.
The Greens call out the government for trying to prevent industrial action
This government is trying to intimidate workers fighting for better pay and conditions when the rules area already stacked against them
Greens motion calls for more AUSLAN interpreters
The shortage in the Auslan interpreter workforce needs to be addressed by this government.