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  • Baird’s poles and wires breach of faith leaves Nile exposed

    Premier Mike Baird’s decision to introduce the poles and wires privatisation legislation before the Upper House committee has finalised its report has yet again exposed the inquiry as a sham, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.

    The Premier has ridden roughshod over process and denied the public a proper investigation into the long term impacts of the sale.

  • Time to halt WestConnex Nightmare on King St

    Following new revelations this morning undermining the over $15 billion WestConnex project - with the government's own modelling showing the project will not ease congestion on Sydney's roads - Greens WestConnex spokesperson and MP for Newtown Jenny Leong has called for a halt to this tollway disaster.

    "WestConnex is shaping up as the Nightmare on King St parts 1 to 15 billion," she said.

  • Former Ministers spruiking for CSG - time to close the lobbyist revolving door

    Australian Greens spokesperson for democracy Senator Lee Rhiannon today called for a strengthening of the lobbyist code of conduct following revelations the coal seam gas industry has hired numerous former senior politicians.

  • Local Aboriginal Artists encouraged to enter NSW Parliament's Aboriginal Art Prize

    Aboriginal artists born in or living in New South Wales have an opportunity to be in the running to win $40,000 with the 2015 Parliament of NSW Aboriginal Art Prize now open for entries until Friday 31 July 2015. The annual event is one of the largest art prizes currently on offer for Aboriginal artists in Australia, and is awarded by an independent panel of experts. 

    Member for Ballina, Tamara Smith is encouraging all local Aboriginal artists to get involved. 

  • Mode Shift to Public and Active Transport Key to Easing Congestion, Not Billions into Private Toll Roads

    Greens NSW MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called for a focus on mode shift to increase the number of journeys made on public transport to reduce congestion on key roads in Sydney, highlighted in today's Sydney Morning Herald ($53 billion congestion crunch looms warns Infrastructure Australia). Investing billions of taxpayer dollars into more road projects, such as WestConnex won't solve this problem.

    Dr Faruqi said:

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