Revised December 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. Aboriginal peoples are the traditional custodians of the land now known as New South Wales, and that they have a unique cultural and spiritual relationship with this country;

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. Clean air is a universal right.

2. The earth's atmosphere is a public, natural asset that must not be privatised through rights to pollute.

Revised June 2015

Principles

The Greens NSW adopt the following principles, taken from the Brambell Committee and the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare as they relate to the treatment of all animals in our care:

Revised May 2014

Principles

The NSW Greens believe:

1. The arts are fundamental to the wellbeing of all Australians and should be valued as integral to Australia’s cultural heritage;

2. The unique and diverse character of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ culture and heritage must be respected, protected, preserved and promoted;

Revised August 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

1. Biodiversity is fundamental to the sustainability of all life on earth;

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

1. Given the unique Australian ecosystem, that uncontrolled bush fires are a threat to life and property and to ecological sustainability. High intensity bush fires not only destroy property, but also destroy native fauna and flora and lead to increased soil erosion and siltation of streams;

Revised December 2012

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. The "best interests of the child" are the paramount consideration when dealing with children and young people and the primary guiding principle for developing a ‘Children and Young People’ policy; (unchanged, included for context)

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Revised September 2015

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. The overwhelming scientific evidence of human-induced global warming demands that each state and nation substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions and bring about a transition away from fossil fuels to a 100% renewable energy economy. 

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1.    The NSW coastal zone is a significant natural asset belonging to the people of New South Wales and must be protected through ecologically sustainable management, the allocation of dedicated resources, and a comprehensive reserve system to protect these natural assets;

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. Consumer behaviour can positively impact market practices. The choice of goods that do not involve ecological destruction, exploitation of workers or the ill-treatment of animals can influence producers and retailers.

Under Review

Principles

The Greens NSW believe: