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  • NSW public school principals left in dark on prayer group changes

    A memo warning NSW school principals that they were responsible for policing lunchtime prayer groups was not issued until  five months after the protocols had been changed, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.

    ('Prayer group audit at NSW schools reveals guidelines not followed,' Sydney Morning Herald, 3 September, p. 5, http://j.mp/smh150903PrayerGps)

  • Premier must rule out NSW Police participating in Border Force immigration screenings

    The Premier needs to pull his Police Minister into line after Troy Grant when questioned in budget estimates today refused to rule out the NSW police joining with Tony Abbott's "Border Force" in joint operations to screen the public on their immigration status.

  • Welcome progress on Out-of-Home Care transition but effort needed on Aboriginal services and early intervention

    The release of an Auditor-General's report on the transfer of out-of-home care services to the non-government sector is welcome but some key areas of concern must be addressed by the NSW Government, says Greens spokesperson on Family and Community Services, Jan Barham.

  • Road Minister’s WestConnex arrogance hits new heights

    Roads Minister Duncan Gay today announced further details for Stage 2 of the WestConnex Project, despite revealing this week that the business case is still under review. The project remains without planning approval and an environmental impact statement. His arrogance also appears to be getting out of hand.

    Greens Member for Newtown and WestConnex spokesperson Jenny Leong said:

  • Secret documents undermine greyhound inquiry credibility

    The release of incriminatory emails between Greyhound Racing NSW officials leaves the Baird government with little option but to dismiss the Special Commission of Inquiry and shut the industry down, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.

    ("Greyhound live baiting: Internal documents reveal cover-ups, tip-offs and mismanagement inside NSW racing regulator", ABC News, 31 August)

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