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Best airport congestion planning is rail planning – Greens

Posted on 05 June 2013

Responding to the release of a new Sydney Airport Masterplan, Greens MP and transport spokesperson Cate Faehrmann says efforts to reduce bottlenecks will always be a band-aid solution when it comes to reducing congestion in and around the airport. Ms Faehrmann says the first step to improving amenity and productivity should be for the NSW […] Continue Reading

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No Deals Barry!

Posted on 29 May 2013

What? Logging in national parks? Tell the Premier:  Why not help build this campaign on Facebook or Twitter? Share the campaign here with your friends, or change your profile picture to send Barry a message. Download these images by clicking below.   And for the tech-savvy and creative among you, download this illustrator file of our […] Continue Reading

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This is not the end.

Posted on 24 May 2013

I have some disappointing news: my Rights of the Terminally Ill Bill was defeated today in the NSW Upper House 23 – 13. But please don’t despair. This is not the end. Dying with dignity laws are inevitable. This may have been a last century decision by the majority of members in the NSW Upper […] Continue Reading

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Please telephone NSW MPs on voluntary euthanasia

Posted on 21 May 2013

Many MPs still haven’t publicly stated their position on the bill. Please help push them over the line by giving their office a call over the next 36 hours. If you get a secretary, ask to speak to the Member or for them to call you back. If you’re calling after hours, you may need […] Continue Reading

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Stop Coal Seam Gas Exploration in Shoalhaven

Posted on 14 May 2013

Shoalhaven locals are calling on the State government to revoke the renewal of Petroleum Exploration Licence 469, which will allow coal seam gas exploration in the Shoalhaven area for up to another five years. As stated in the petition: “Coal seam gas is no longer seen as a short term, less destructive energy source filling […] Continue Reading

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Albanese matches O’Farrell’s tunnel vision with $1.8billion for ‘back of the envelope’ Westconnex

Posted on 12 May 2013

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. “Every dollar matters in this budget, yet today we […] Continue Reading

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