Greens announce plan to Expand Our Democracy and give 16 & 17 year olds the vote
Albury (Wiradjuri Country): The Greens NSW today launched its ‘Expand Our Democracy’ plan ahead of the March election laying out a plan to include 16 and 17 year olds as eligible voters...
Greens motion calls on government to consider recommendations of the Barnardos Australia Report
Children are too often not recognised as the victims of domestic and family violence.
Greens motion calls on government to support young people to build an equitable future
The 22nd to 30th of October is Children's Week as recognised by the UN.
Another round of Budget Estimates!
A crazy three weeks of Budget Estimates have just wrapped up here in NSW Parliament. So, what have we learned?
NSW is falling behind by failing to extend the age of leaving out-of-home care to 21 years
Abigail demanded answers from the Minister for Families and Communities regarding why they refuse to adopt the international push to implement universal extended care to 21 years.
Young people in out-of-home care are not being listened to
During Budget Estimates, Abigail confronted the Minister for Families and Communities about their continued failure to listen to the voices and lived experiences of children and young people in Out-of-Home Care.
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....
Young people need supports, funding and action by the Government
Abigail passed a motion calling on the Government to commit to supporting young people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic through funding and by listening to their voices.
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.
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.