An insulting budget from an out-of-touch Coalition
The Greens have slammed the NSW Budget released today by Treasurer Matt Kean, calling it an insulting budget that is first and foremost about spin.
Why hasn't the Government acted to clean up coal ash?
Abigail called out the Coalition Government on their lack of action on cleaning up coal ash after every possible piece of evidence crying out for action.
Government must act NOW to criminalise coercive control
A year has passed since the Government committed to criminalising coercive control, and we still have yet to see any action.
Militarised police raid on climate campaigners is draconian police overreach
Yesterday’s extraordinary armed police raid on a private property in the Blue Mountains to arrest climate campaigners under suspicion of planning a peaceful protest action was an astonishing and brazen overreach of police powers, says Greens NSW MP Abigail Boyd.
Greyhound e-tracking a sham
The NSW Government’s new so-called ‘whole of life e-tracking system’ is a sham that does not address the concerns of greyhound advocates that dogs are being transferred out of the industry (and so out of the tracking system) on paper and killed in reality.
Condemning extraordinary police raid on peaceful climate campaigners
Greens NSW MP Abigail Boyd has condemned today’s extraordinary police action to raid a property in the Blue Mountains and arrest climate campaigners under suspicion of planning a peaceful protest action.
Coalition’s housing announcement won’t touch the sides of the affordability crisis
Responding to NSW shared equity scheme announcement today as part of the upcoming state budget, Greens Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong MP and Greens Treasury spokesperson Abigail Boyd MLC have called for a broader more equitable response to the housing crisis.
Greens' disability amendments passed into law!
Abigail passed THREE Greens' disability amendments into law this week, an incredible achievement which will now see LGBTIQ+ people with disability have their needs fully recognised, require Gov to undergo better community consultation, and strengthen the State Disability Inclusion Plan.
Community resilience in the face of Government failure
Tonight Abigail gave a powerful Adjournment speech about the absolutely abysmal job this LNP Government has done at looking after our communities during crisis after crisis.
Bringing the NSW Disability Inclusion Act in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Abigail moved several amendments to the Disability Inclusion Act to ensure all people with disability in our state are looked after. The LNP Government and the Labor Party blocked the majority of Abigail's amendments, however we were able to pass three amends!
Strengthening our child protection systems
Today Abigail supported amendments to our child protection systems, making note that ongoing genuine consultation with community stakeholders is essential at every step.
Govt's review into animal welfare laws is well overdue
Abigail took the opportunity to urge the Government to do their job of updating our outdated animal welfare laws.
Energy and cost of living crisis go hand in hand
Today Abigail initiated her first ever Matter of Public Importance - on the extremely real and pressing issue of the energy crisis and its impact on cost-of-living pressures.
Perrottet Government does not regret privatising toll roads
Abigail questioned the Minister for Roads today about the Government's privatisation of toll roads across the State at the profit of big corps such as Transurban.
A Greens Wellbeing Budget
Abigail introduced a new Greens bill for a wellbeing budget that looks after us all.