Pride Month 2022
Happy Pride Month everyone! Pride Month celebrates the diversity and history of the LGBTIQ+ community, and marks the Stonewall Riots, a watershed moment in the fight for LGBTIQ+ liberation around the world. Queer rights have been long and hard fought, and reflecting on how far we've come as well as what still needs to be done is so important.
The NSW Liberal Government has learnt nothing from the Morrison Government’s climate defeat
The NSW Liberal-National Government has today recommended approval for the Mount Pleasant mine expansion in Muswellbrook, green-lighting the extraction by MACH Energy of more carbon than any other project approved by the IPC in NSW, and which will continue to operate for a further 22 years.
Free Rapid Antigen Tests for people with disability in NSW
Abigail questioned the Minister for Disability on their recently announced scheme to provide free RATs for people with disability, ensuring the program is available and accessible for all people with disability and their carers and families regardless of NDIS status.
What if you'd been getting a Universal Wellbeing Payment?
The Covid-19 pandemic has no doubt been hard — so what if you'd been getting a Universal Wellbeing Payment?
Non-answers from the Minister for Racing on dodgy and unwanted greyhound facility proposal
Abigail questioned the Minister for Racing on the proposed large-scale greyhound rehoming facility in Martindale, which is hugely unwanted by community and animal welfare advocates. The answers received were non-answers, leaving us still questioning the transparency around GRNSW's intentions and actions.
Sustainable and safe period products in schools
Abigail questioned the Minister for Education about the Government's new program for free period products in public schools, regarding sustainable and safe ingredients.
Why won't the government support sexual assault services funding?
Today Abigail grilled the Minister for Women's Safety about funding the Sexual Violence Helpline and NSW Health Sexual Assault Services, so that every victim-survivor who wants support can access it when they seek it.
International Anti-Street Harassment Week
Today Abigail highlighted the importance of International Anti-Street Harassment Week, specifically the impact of street harassment on women, gender diverse people and people with disability.
Press freedom is essential
Today Abigail addressed the importance of press freedom in light of the recent events surrounding investigations into the cosmetic surgery industry.
Greens support worker's rights and safety
Today Abigail spoke in Parliament against attempts to diminish worker's rights to democratic representation through the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Amendment Bill 2022.
Calling out cruelty in greyhound and horse racing legislation
Abigail attempted to pass amendments to racing legislation dealing with animal cruelty, welfare, and regulatory oversight. Unfortunately yet again the Government and Labor continue to support such a cruel industry.
Supporting e-conveyancing and anti-monopolisation of public services
Abigail spoke in support of e-conveyancing legislation, and touched on the importance of public services remaining in public hands.
Why is the Minister for DV against paid DV leave for transit workers?
In Question Time today, Abigail asked the Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence why she is so publicly against increasing domestic violence leave for transit workers.
Only the Greens have a plan for climate action this election
Abigail have a powerful speech about the significance of this month's 'climate election'. It is clear we are getting absolutely nothing from either of the major parties on climate action...
Yet again more dodgy-ness from the greyhound racing industry
Today Abigail spoke in support of a call for papers regarding scepticism around a recent political polling survey from Greyhound Racing NSW.