Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon has criticised federal Labor for slashing the Regional Infrastructure Fund by a massive $2 billion over the next seven years, saying it will frustrate much needed public transport and other critical infrastructure projects for NSW.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is risking the prospects of the referendum on local government referendum being a success by putting a last-minute question mark over the Coalition's support, said Greens local government spokesperson Lee Rhiannon (SMH, Abbott not ready to back local councils referendum
Greens NSW MP John Kaye, spokesperson on Education and Energy, will be visiting Armidale and Glen Innes on Tuesday to talk about the future of education and energy in New England.
John will be attending a number of events that address the key issues of university funding, the future of TAFE and the possibility of a 100% Renewable NSW.
Greens MP and transport spokesperson Cate Faehrmann says reports the Federal government will commit up to $1.8 billion on the WestConnex motorway indicates Federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has the same ‘tunnel vision’ when it comes to Sydney's transport solutions as Nick Greiner and Barry O’Farrell.