More Public Housing Desperately Needed in NSW
We need urgent funding to ensure the 60,000 people sitting on the waiting list for public housing in NSW can be placed in homes.
Speech: NSW Container Deposit Scheme
After a successful and long-running community campaign, legislation to establish a container deposit scheme in NSW has come to Parliament. The scheme will have a positive impact on waste management in NSW.
Greens Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP joined the debate. A full transcript of her speech can be found below.Read more
Greens in Parliament: Container Deposit Scheme
Read our speech in parliament supporting legislation that will finally introduce a container deposit scheme in NSW.
NSW Treasurer fails to rule out Serco involvement in public housing
In response to a question from NSW Greens spokesperson on Housing and Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP, the NSW Treasurer has failed to rule out allowing global corporation Serco from profiting from public housing in NSW.
Serco are infamous for their operation of Australian detention centres, which have been the subject of many complaints of human rights breaches.Read more
The Worst Bus in Australia: It's Time to Fix the 370
Read our speech in Parliament on the much maligned 370 bus.
National Art School Petition: Greens Support NAS Independence
Today the NSW Liberal Government ignored 13,000 petitioners calling to keep the National Art School Independent and properly funded. Read our speech supporting the community and standing up for this vital institution.
Community Recognition: YFoundations
Today we acknowledged the amazing work of YFoundations in supporting young people who are at risk of and experiencing homelessness.
Will Detention Center Operator Serco be Allowed to Run Public Housing in NSW?
Today we asked the Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian if Serco, the company that operates Australia's inhumane refugee detention centers, will be prevented from profiting from public housing in NSW.
Greens Stand with the Community Opposing NSW Liberal Government Agenda
The NSW Liberal Government is doing away with due process, good governance, transparency and accountability, and ignoring the will of the people. The Greens stand with the community in demanding better from our elected Government.
NSW Parliament Pays Tribute to John Kaye
Today NSW Parliament paid tribute to the late John Kaye. You can read our contribution here.