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COMMUNITY ALREADY SHUT OUT BEFORE BAYS PRECINCT SUMMIT STARTS

Yesterday at opening of the Bays Precinct Summit - where no community members were invited - the NSW Treasurer announced that 16,000 dwellings would be built on the public lands of the Bays Precinct.
 

Regional Transport Fails to Meet On Time Running Target For Eleven Years in A Row, Continues to Suffer Underinvestment

NSW Greens MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called for increased investment in regional transport after the Auditor General's Report revealed that regional transport has failed to meet an on time running target of 78% for eleven years running.
 

Government is both obnoxious and out of touch on social housing

The release today of a discussion paper on public housing highlights the NSW Liberal Government is out of touch with reality and deliberately avoiding public scrutiny, says Greens MP Jamie Parker.
 

Greens bill to save TAFE defeated by Baird-Grant government

The Greens' bid to bring TAFE back from the brink in NSW has been blocked by Liberals and Nationals MPs hell-bent on handing over public money to private for-profit training providers at the public provider's expense.
 

NSW coming last in state race to develop clean energy economy

Premier Mike Baird must immediately commit to the implementation of a state-based Renewable Energy Target if NSW is to reverse its abysmal track record on clean energy generation, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
 

Greens lay down challenge on medicinal cannabis with new bill

Greens NSW MP John Kaye will this week introduce a new medicinal cannabis bill into the NSW parliament to address the failure of Premier Mike Baird's timid and unworkable attempts.
 

No business case for $8.3 billion North West Rail Link

NSW Greens MP and Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called Government revelations ('Baird in Sydney Harbour Rail Push' Australian Financial Review 18/11 Page 3) that the $8.3 billion North West Rail Link has no business case irresponsible and unsurprising.
 

NSW unis set to lose $1.3 billion – Greens’ plan to vote down higher education cuts

The Greens will move to vote down the Coalition’s higher education cuts immediately when they are debated in the Senate this week.
 

Greens condemn decision to close Wollombi Public School

The decision to close Wollombi Public school shows that the NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli is out of touch with the needs of small rural communities, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
 

Money will not buy support for coal seam gas

The Greens NSW mining spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham today slammed the Baird Government for green lighting coal seam gas and thinking they can simply buy support for the industry by increasing compensation for landholders.

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