NSW Greens launch initiative to 'Stand Up for Renters'

5th February 2015

 

Today NSW Greens candidate for Newtown Jenny Leong was joined by Australian Greens Housing spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlum and Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker to launch an initiative to strengthen renters’ rights in NSW. The ‘Standing Up for Renters‘ campaign is to update tenancy laws to reflect the increase in long-term renting, especially in inner Sydney suburbs.

 

Prevention Is Key to Ending Domestic and Family Violence


The Greens NSW Plan to End Domestic and Family Violence

The Greens NSW have today launched their comprehensive plan to end Domestic and Family Violence, one of the most serious social and justice issues of our time. The plan focusses on an integrated, coordinated and collaborative approach to tackle the cycle of violence and eliminate the root causes. This plan will be funded by $100 million in new funding per year

 

Greens move to ban plastic bags in NSW

Greens move to ban plastic bags in NSW

The Greens have announced they will introduce legislation in the new parliament to ban single-use plastic bags in New South Wales, which is lagging other states that have already adopted this measure to reduce the environmental damage caused by plastic.

Jamie Parker MP, Greens Member for Balmain, said the Greens intend to introduce legislation for NSW to finally put a stop to this environmental catastrophe.

The Greens NSW Plan to Protect Animals

Ending the Cruelty

The Greens have today launched their plans to overhaul the regulation of animal welfare in NSW and bring an end to cruel factory farming practices. Greens NSW MP and Animal Welfare spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has stated that the time has come to increase animal welfare outcomes in NSW, especially following several high profile failures of prosecuting animal cruelty, such as the Wally’s Farm case.

Anna Rose uses award ceremony to call for a move away from fossil fuels

Anna Rose - Australian Geograhic Conservationist of the Year

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Greens congratulates Anna Rose on becoming the Australian Geographic Conservationist of the Year. Environmentalist, activist, academic and author Anna Rose co-founded the 110,00 member Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) and remains an Associate, is the Earth Hour National Manager, represented young Australians at United Nations climate change talks in 2005, and is the recipient of many awards. Anna is passionate about action on climate change and action to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

 Anna used the annual Australian Geographic Society awards, held at the Ivy Grand Ballroom in Sydney, to send a message to the Abbott government to take action on climate change.

"It is extremely concerning that our government is considering cutting the current renewable energy target," she said.

NorthConnex: Independent Forum on the health impacts of air pollution

The Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Greens keenly supports Independent Forum on the health impacts of air pollution in relation to NorthConnex

When: Thursday, 4 September
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Where: Leslie Hall, Barker College High School, entrance Pacific Highway
Parking: Onsite, under tennis court, corner Clarke & Unwin Road, and behind Hornsby McDonalds directly opposite venue
RSVP: Not required
Cost: FREE

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