Community Recognition: Same Sex Families
Recognising the invaluable contribution that the organisers and participants of Wear it Purple Day, the Safe Schools Coalition and the makers of the Gayby Baby documentary.
Give Parents Choice on Ethics Classes
Today we called on the Liberal Government to stop pushing religious education onto our kids and to make parents aware of all alternative options available, including ethics classes.
Community Recognition: One Sydney Fundraising Event
Today we acknowledged the amazing collaborative efforts of The Equal Project, Create or Die art gallery in Marrickville, and Art Party for their work in organising the One Sydney event, which was held last weekend in support of the Asylum Seekers Centre.
WestConnex EIS periods must be extended
During Question Time on Thursday 6 August 2015, the Greens MP for Newtown and Spokesperson for WestConnex Jenny Leong called on Minister for Planning Rob Stokes to extend the WestConnex Environmental Impact Statement exhibition periods to no less than 60 days.
She asked a Question without Notice to the Minister for Planning. It read:
Given the size and scale of the WestConnex project, as well as the high level of public interest, will the Minister give a commitment to the community that the exhibition period for all future Environmental Impact Statements related to WestConnex will be no less than 60 days?
Question to the Planning Minister: Commit to 60 Day Feedback Period for Westconnex EIS
Today I asked whether the Planning Minister will give a commitment that the exhibition periods for all future environmental impact statements related to WestConnex will be not less than 60 days?
Community Recognition: NAIDOC Week
Today we acknowledged the fantastic National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee [NAIDOC] celebrations that were held in the Newtown electorate.
Tribute to Adam Goodes
The Greens stand in solidarity and support of Adam Goodes. We add our voice to more than 150 organisations and major newspaper outlets in a growing community response to say that the appalling treatment of Adam Goodes is not ok.
Greens Call For Investment in Public Transport
The Greens believe that people have the right to inexpensive, efficient, accessible and safe public transport. Today we called on the Labor and Liberal parties to stop wasting public money on polluting tollways and invest in public transport.
NSW Parliament Supports Marriage Equality
Today NSW Parliament sent a strong message of support for marriage equality. The Greens are proud to have always stood for marriage equality; every vote, every MP, every time.
Community Recognition: Marrickville Welcome Dinner
Today we acknowledged the incredible work and contributions that went into the Marrickville Welcome Dinner last Saturday night at Marrickville Town Hall.