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.
In a landmark report published today, parties from across the political spectrum have come together to recognise that coal ash, a by-product of coal-fired power, is a toxic waste product that needs better regulation.
The NSW Legislative Council has established a Select Committee to inquire into the Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC), and in particular its success and ability to regulate welfare in the greyhound racing industry in New South Wales.
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.
Greens NSW Women’s Spokespeople Abigail Boyd and Jenny Leong have slammed the NSW Police Minister’s proposal for a Consent App as a thought bubble that makes it clear he isn’t paying attention or listening to survivors or experts.
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.
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.
Following a number of controversial property acquisitions for proposed infrastructure by the NSW Liberal-National Government, today the Greens NSW secured a parliamentary inquiry into the process of acquiring land for major transport and infrastructure projects.
Recognising the ongoing discrimination that sex workers face simply for doing their job, today Abigail secured unanimous support for our motion calling for an end to planning discrimination against sex workers and for local councils to be provided with educational briefings to address the enduring stigma around those in the industry.