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Greens Clean Air Bill Calls for Strict Emissions Restrictions

Today Abigail introduced the Greens' new Clean Air Bill, which will protect the health of our communities by setting stricter limits on toxic emissions and mandating the installation of emission control equipment that has been standard across the United States, Europe and China for many years. 

Greens to Chair Inquiry on Economic Impacts of Toll Roads

NSW Greens MP Abigail Boyd will be chairing a new parliamentary inquiry into the economic impacts of toll roads in NSW. The inquiry will look into the impact of Sydney's toll roads on economic inequality for long distance commuters, and whether selling off tolling revenue is in the long-term interests of the State's finances. 

Greens Call for NSW Parliament to Provide Sexual Consent Training

NSW Greens MP Abigail Boyd has passed a motion in the NSW Legislative Council calling on NSW Parliament to take proactive measures to ensure it is a safe workplace for all women and is free from sexual assault and harassment. It builds upon the demands of the recent March 4 Justice. 

Its time to criminalise all animal abuse

Today Abigail voted in support for the criminalisation of the possession and distribution of crush and bestiality videos in New South Wales. That this is not already a criminal offence is a huge oversight in animal cruelty legislation. The motion was successful. 

Continued Government Support for the ReINVEST Trial Would be Throwing Good Money After Bad

Following Greens MP Abigail Boyd’s successful call for papers in the Legislative Council, the NSW Government has released documents concerning its funding of the Kirby Institute’s controversial ReINVEST program, a program examining whether a common antidepressant (sertraline) can be used to control impulsive behaviours in domestic violence offenders.

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