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WestConnex headphones limiting compensation and accountability for impacted residents

In Budget Estimates last week, Abigail asked about the bizarre move by WestConnex to send noise-cancelling headphones and respite deeds to impacted residents. These deeds limit the ability of residents to seek further compensation and talk to media about the damage caused to their homes.

Preventing Cruelty to Animals

Today Abigail voted in support of a successful motion to amendments to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Bill that would see greater protection for animals through stronger enforcement and punishment measures including mandatory animal bans for people convicted of particularly serious crimes against animals.

Opposing Offshore Drilling for Oil and Gas

Today Abigail moved a motion recognising the strong community opposition to offshore drilling for oil and gas in NSW, calling on the NSW Government to oppose the renewal of Advent Energy's Petroleum Exploration Permit [PEP11] and to prevent the construction or installation of any infrastructure related to PEP-11 drilling or offshore exploration in New South Wales.

Greens Bill Introduced to Ensure No Greyhound Disappears

Abigail Boyd, Greens NSW Upper House MP and animal welfare spokesperson, has this morning introduced the Greyhound Racing Amendment (Whole-of-life Tracking) Bill to the NSW Parliament, which will allow genuine whole-of-life tracking of all greyhounds that have been involved in the racing industry. 

No More Animal Testing

Today Abigail supported a motion to require greater transparency from the NSW Government on all incidents of welfare concerns regarding animals used for medical research. Abigail indicated the Greens' stance against the animal experimentation industry.

Greens' Bill to Ensure No More Missing Greyhounds

Today Abigail introduced the Greens' Greyhound Whole-of-Life Tracking Bill, which will close the loophole in the law to account for all greyhounds from birth to death and ensure that no more greyhounds slip through the cracks of the racing industry. 

Wollar Community Says No More Coal

Abigail stood today to show support for the Wollar community, which has been and continues to be heavily impacted by coal mining. Abigail opposed the recent allocation for yet more coal mining in the area, and emphasised the urgent need to support our communities in transitioning away from coal.

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