The reforms to the Greenslip CTP announced today by the O'Farrell government have been heavily criticised by Greens NSW MP David Shoebridge as sounding appealing on the surface but containing very real nasty surprises.
Allowing political donations to be made by employees and board members of real estate development corporations and tobacco, gambling and alcohol companies would take NSW back to the bad old days of polices determined by cash gifts, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
In the lead up to ABC’s 7.30 report on live export cruelty tonight, the Australian Greens have underlined the failures of the ESCAS system to reduce animal cruelty and responded to the Australian Livestock Exporters' Council’s statement on the Egyptian scandal.
Greens animal welfare spokesperson Sen Lee Rhiannon can comment post ABC 7.30. She has:
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell has called for yet another inquiry while people conceived from sperm or egg cell donation continue to be denied their rights to know the identity of their biological parent, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
The O'Farrell government should order Sydney Water to stop demanding home owners repair pipes and connections that are not on their own property, according to Greens NSW MP John Kaye.
('$11k bill for pipe fix stinks', Sunday Telegraph, 5 May, p. 23, http://j.mp/18FlsvR)