Ageing and Disability Commission unable to fulfil statutory functions due to severe underfunding
“Perilous position”: Ageing and Disability Commission unable to fulfil statutory functions due to severe underfunding.
Coalition is so disconnected from the pervasive cost of living crisis
Abigail gave a harrowing Adjournment speech last night, calling out the Coalition Government' blatant disregard for the working-class doing it tough.
The Holocaust must not be forgotten
Abigail spoke on the need to prohibit the intentional public display of Nazi symbols, and how important it is for society to not forget the Holocaust and the pervasive harm of antisemitism.
Disability Pride Month and fighting for systemic change
Abigail passed a motion celebrating Disability Pride Month and highlighting the need to urgently take action to break down structural and individual ableism.
Greens call for review into cosmetic surgery industry
Abigail passed a motion calling for the Government to review legislation governing the cosmetic health industry, in light of the recent 60 Minutes episode that revealed a plethora of gaps in the sector.
Greens push NSW to lead the world in modernising animal welfare laws to recognise animal sentience
The Greens have introduced a Bill to NSW Parliament that, if passed, would see animal sentience explicitly recognised in our animal welfare laws.
Unjust land acquisition process leaves residents distressed and displaced
The Legislative Council's Transport Committee today handed down its long-awaited report on the State's acquisition of land in relation to major transport projects.
Coalition's coercive control bill need greater sector consultation
Abigail questioned the Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence on the failure to establish an implementation task force to inform the Government's draft coercive control bill.
Coalition Government must provide greater toll transparency
Abigail spoke in parliament on toll transparency, calling for a reduction of toll costs to no more than $2.20.
Lack of action on climate change is a direct violaton of children's rights
Abigail read out a speech written by high school student Alice Harrington, who recently completed work experience in our office. This is what Alice would like to say to the NSW Government.
Greens call for legal recognition of animal sentience
Today Abigail delivered an impassioned speech for her bill to legally recognise animals' capacity to feel joy, fear, pleasure, suffering and more.
Greens fight Coalition's attempt to erode union action
Today Abigail defended the right for workers to unionise and strike, after the Coalition Government attempted to impose draconian penalties on unions.
Greens oppose Government bill that fails regional communities and their right to public transport
Abigail spoke to oppose the Government's rail trails bill, which actually stands to disenfranchise regional communities and their public transport.
Coalition continues to erode the democratic right to protest
Abigail tried again to disallow the Coalition's anti-protest laws. The Greens will not stop fighting the Coalition's draconian and anti-democratic anti-protest laws.
International Women's Day 2022
Today Abigail passed a motion calling on the NSW Government to stop dragging their feet and take real and direct action to address gender equity in our society.