Revised December 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW believe

1. Every person has the right to access affordable, safe, secure, healthy, community-oriented housing that is appropriately designed, constructed and located, and environmentally responsible;

2. Access to secure, appropriately designed, constructed and located, affordable housing is a crucial determinant of health and wellbeing and is an important precondition for social participation and gaining access to other social services;

Revised January 2015

Principles

The NSW Greens believe:

1. The Greens NSW believe that governments can and should continue to play an important role in promoting equitable, efficient and sustainable industry development.

(Under review)

Principles

The Greens NSW:

1. Consider the most important principle that should guide juvenile justice policy is the principle that the best interests of the child is the paramount consideration in all actions concerning children and young people;

Revised October 2014

Principles

The Greens believe that:

1. Local government is an essential component of democracy as it is closest to the community and is in the best position to identify and respond to their needs.

2. Decisions should be made at the level closest to the people they affect.

Revised May 2014

 

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. In the intrinsic value of the marine environment and the need to protect and conserve it for future generations;

2. In the recognition of Native Title over water, rock, headlands and islands and the rights of Indigenous Australians to exercise management and stewardship over marine resources;

Revised April 2013

Principles

The Greens believe will: 

1. That since white colonisation, immigrants have played the major role in Australia’s economic development and the building of its population. Today Australia is a culturally diverse society and the contribution of immigrants is evident everywhere.

Revised May 2014

Note: Annex A (as shown in this policy) is in the process of being developed and cross-referenced to the Wetlands and Marine policies. The Annex will be subject to updating as additional or new information becomes available.

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

Revised 2014

Principles

The NSW Greens believe:

1. Older people have the right to live with dignity and safety free from abuse and neglect and free from discrimination and negative stereotyping and common myths associated with the ageing process.

2. The skills and life experiences of older people benefit the whole community.

(Under review)

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

1. Residents and the environment have an equal interest in planning decisions;

Revised February 2014

Principles

The NSW Greens believe:

1. Recreation and sport are necessary for the maintenance of good mental and physical health and are important in the development of social, organisational and communication skills.

January 2012

Principles

The Greens NSW believe:

1. That there are benefits to encouraging decentralisation and development of regional towns and communities in an ecologically sustainable manner.

Revised May 2014

Principles

The Greens NSW:

1. Uphold and defend the dignity and humanity of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) people;

2. Believe that all people have the right to their self-identified sex and gender, which is integral to any person's lived experiences;