Responding to reports that the NSW Liberal/National Government will hit unions with massive fines, Greens Industrial Relations spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP slammed the proposal as union busting and called on the government to fix the conditions causing people to go on strike in the first place.Read more
Abigail Boyd, Greens spokesperson for Treasury, Women’s Equity, and Domestic Violence, and Jenny Leong, Greens spokesperson for Women’s Rights, have called out the hollow commitment to women’s safety in the NSW Budget and criticised Treasurer Matt Kean for ignoring calls from the women’s sector for much-needed funding commitments in favour of meaningless announceables.Read more
Jenny Leong MP, Member for Newtown and NSW Greens Housing spokesperson has slammed the NSW Coalition’s budget for leaving renters out in the cold and doing little to address the housing crisis .Read more
MEDIA RELEASE: Coalition's housing announcement won't touch the sides of the affordability crisis
Responding to NSW shared equity scheme announcement today as part of the upcoming state budget, Greens Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong MP and Greens Treasury spokesperson Abigail Boyd MLC have called for a broader more equitable response to the housing crisis.Read more
In response to rental horror stories of extreme mould and reports of growing rental unaffordability, NSW Greens Housing spokeperson and Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP is pushing ahead with the Greens Bill to cap rents, end unfair no grounds evictions and require all rental properties to be waterproof and mould-free. The Bill also includes specific measures for flood impacted areas including banning evictions for 12 months.Read more
Jenny Leong MP, NSW Greens Housing Spokesperson, will today introduce a Private Members Bill to protect renters who have been impacted by the catastrophic floods throughout NSW.Read more
Newtown Greens MP and Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong has called on the NSW Government to investigate acquiring existing privately owned boarding houses, to bring them up to a liveable standard, and run them as safe, secure, affordable and publicly owned social housing.Read more
The Greens are calling on the NSW Government to take immediate steps to support renters who are impacted by the catastrophic floods throughout NSW.
Greens Member for Ballina, Tamara Smith MP has joined with NSW Greens Housing spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP to call for immediate action to support renters in this crisis and through the recovery period from these devastating floods – including bond vouchers, a freeze on rent increases, and a ban on evictions.
Greens MP and Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong MP will today introduce a Private Members
Bill to the NSW Parliament, to alleviate financial pressures for people who are forced to live
below the poverty line.
“While the NSW Government cannot raise the rate of income support for people living below the
poverty line, there are many things they can do to help lift people out of poverty,” Greens MP and
Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong MP said today.
In a significant achievement for sexual assault advocates and survivors, affirmative consent laws passed the NSW Lower House last night, paving the way for this to be made law by the end of this week or early next week, Greens Spokesperson for Women, Jenny Leong MP said today.Read more