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  • Enough Waiting - NSW Government Must Take Action to Stop Puppy Farms

    Greens NSW MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has written to the Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair MLC, calling on the NSW Government to end the waiting and take decisive action to stop the intensive breeding of companion animals and puppy farms. The letter comes amidst reports that a puppy farm at Inverell has applied for development approval for up to 300 breeding dogs and over 1000 pups.

  • Greens Say Transport Cost Blowouts the New Normal for the Baird Government – Intercity Fleet to cost one billion more

    Greens NSW MP and Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has said cost blowouts in transport projects are the new norm, following reports ($1.1b cost blowout for NSW's new 'off-the-shelf' intercity trains –Sydney Morning Herald that the procurement costs for the new intercity fleet had blown out by 40%, from $2.8 billion to $3.9 billion.

  • NSW Greens MP Welcomes Safe Access Zones for Abortion Clinics in Victoria, Calls on Baird Government and the Opposition to Support Change in NSW

    Greens NSW MP and Spokesperson for the Status of Women, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has welcomed new laws passed in Victoria today to prevent the harassment and intimidation of women accessing reproductive health clinics through safe access zones, also called exclusion zones, and has stated that the debate must now shift to NSW, where Dr Faruqi has a bill to decriminalise abortion and enact exclusion zones in the Legislative Council.

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  • Report confirms more needs to be done to keep children safe

    "An Auditor General report released today shows that the NSW Government is still failing to meet its obligations to children and young people at risk of serious harm and those in out-of-home care", says Jan Barham, Greens MP and spokesperson for Family and Community Services. 

  • Greens secure inquiry into Australia’s steel industry

    Responding to a strong union and community campaign the Greens have secured an inquiry into Australia’s steel industry and its supply chain.

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