Children are too often not recognised as the victims of domestic and family violence.
The 22nd to 30th of October is Children's Week as recognised by the UN.
A crazy three weeks of Budget Estimates have just wrapped up here in NSW Parliament. So, what have we learned?
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.
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.
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....
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.
Today Abigail supported amendments to our child protection systems, making note that ongoing genuine consultation with community stakeholders is essential at every step.
Abigail questioned the Minister for Education about the Government's new program for free period products in public schools, regarding sustainable and safe ingredients.
Abigail is proud to announce the Greens NSW MPs' new portfolio allocations as we say goodbye to David Shoebridge and hello to Sue Higginson!