Greens Call for Community Support of Clean Up Australia Day

Greens candidate for Orange, Stephen Nugent, is encouraging communities across the electorate to get involved in Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday March 6. This year is the 21st anniversary of what has become the largest community participation event in Australia.

Making Fast Trains a Reality

Greens Policies Best for Fishers and Farmers

Greens Policies Best for Fishers and Farmers

The Greens candidate for Oxley, Jeremy Bradley, took the concerns of local fishers and farmers to his party’s State Delegates Council in Gosford over the weekend.

Greens Say Achingly Long Wait for Dental Services

The Greens spokesman on health and education, Dr John Kaye, will visit the North Coast this week. He says that the Labor party’s dental care voucher system is woefully inadequate.

Typical Liberals and Nationals 'Magic Pudding' Policy

The Greens candidate for Oxley, Jeremy Bradley, has slammed the Liberal and National’s Recreational Fishing Policy as vote grabbing populist rubbish. He says that it has some merit but is mostly spin, double-speak, and is designed to fool voters into believing the impossible.

 

People's Parliament Endorses Long Standing Greens' Policies

Greens MP and Upper House candidate David Shoebridge today welcomed The 'People's Parliament' strong endorsement of the Greens' long standing approach to justice and crime prevention.

"The 'People's Parliament' voted 56-6 in support of the appointment of a Minister for Crime Prevention with a portfolio aimed at reducing numbers in jail, enhancing early childhood and family support and encouraging rehabilitation.  This is the very kind of justice reinvestment strategy that has long been advocated by the Greens,” Mr Shoebridge said.

"We need to focus limited state funds on preventing crime rather than the current failed policies of more prisons, more courts and more police.

Greens plan to slash the cost of living

 

Read the Greens 'Affordable and Sustainable NSW' plan

The Greens today launched their 'Affordable and Sustainable NSW' package which takes the burden off households by smart investment in public infrastructure and partnerships with households that will reduce overall costs and bills. The Greens plan would directly address the causes of escalating bills and slash energy and water bills by more than $1,000 a year.

Greens NSW MP and lead upper house candidate David Shoebridge said: "Households are in pain with rising bills for electricity, water, transport, health, food and housing.

Greens plan to slash the cost of living

The Greens today launched their 'Affordable and Sustainable NSW' package which takes the burden off households by smart investment in public infrastructure and partnerships with households that will reduce overall costs and bills. The Greens plan would directly address the causes of escalating bills and slash energy and water bills by more than $1,000 a year.

Greens NSW MP and lead upper house candidate David Shoebridge said: "Households are in pain with rising bills for electricity, water, transport, health, food and housing.

"Offering rebates that recycle money taken from consumers and taxpayers will not solve the problem.

Yet more gas leaks found

Greens candidates for Lismore and Clarence, Sue Stock and Janet Cavanaugh, have been alerted about another leaking gas site following last week’s article in the Northern Star (“Gas wells leaking methane” NS 24Feb11 p.1).

Greens plan for a Better State

Greens candidate for Clarence Janet Cavanaugh yesterday announced the Greens plan for Clarence which she will take to the election in a month’s time.

“Unlike the Coalition, The Greens have put forward a plan for real change in NSW,” Ms Cavanaugh said.

“Real change means investing in public assets and services, not privatisation. It means creating a clean economy with green jobs, and planning for people and the environment.

“And it means cleaning up the culture of politics in NSW so that our government serves the community, not developers and corporate mates”, she said.