Issues and Actions

Climate Change

  • Coal and CSG subsudies
  • Removal of the Renewable Energy Target (RET)
  • 100% Renewable initiative

Planning

Protection of Public Spaces

  • Plans of Management of National Parks
  • McKell Park, Brooklyn
  • Kangaroo Point
  • Botanic Gardens

Privatisation

  • Rail and Bus Privatisation
  • Privatisation of Public Spaces
  • Privatisation of health and education

Transport

  • M1-M2 (F3-M2) Tunnel - NorthConnex
    - unfiltered exhaust stacks
    - noise and air quality impacts
    - destruction of the Castle Hill Centre
  • Public Transport Fees (Train and Bus Fares, Opal Card)
  • Bicycle lanes, walking paths and active transport
  • Freight Rail
    - Northern Sydney Freight Corridor
    - Rail noise
  • Quality of private bus services

Democracy and Corruption

  • Lack of proportional representation with Ku-ring-gai Council
  • Corruption around public tendering and contracts
  • Preferential deals
  • Election funding

Refugees and Immigration

  • Non-voting visa holders and their families
    - highly taxed
    - few benefits (little or no medicare, health services, education, or infant health)
    - huge application fees and onorous processes
    - discrimination
  • Cruel treatment of "so-called illegal" immigrants

Education

  • Support for Gonski reforms
  • Stop TAFE Cuts
  • Arts Funding

Health and Health Services

  • Hornsby Hospital
  • Community Health