The Greens and conservation groups have condemned the forcible ending of a forest blockade in a high-use koala area near Bellingen after 30 days of sit-ins and lock-ons prevented the removal of old-growth logs.
NSW Greens MP Dawn Walker has lashed out in state parliament at the government’s failure to deliver a state-wide koala strategy, accusing Liberal Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton of ‘incompetence or gross negligence’.
Greens North Coast MP and disability spokesperson Dawn Walker has lashed out at the NSW Government’s planned cuts to disability advocacy funding for the region.
Opponents of sand mining at Lennox Head say an existing mine operator in the area has ‘snuck in’ a proposal for a massive expansion just before Christmas to avoid public scrutiny.
The Greens say a successful trial of koala sniffer dogs in a Northern Rivers state forest should be extended across the state but the state government has told parliament there are currently ‘no projects being conducted in state forests that require sniffer dogs.’
North Coast Greens MP and koala protection spokesperson Dawn Walker has raised the plight of Bangalow’s koala population in NSW Parliament and thrown her support behind the community campaign against the proposed mega food precinct at Lot 201 Lismore Road, Bangalow.
North coast based Greens MLC Dawn Walker gave her inaugural speech on International Women’s Day last week and became the fifty-fourth woman inducted into Australia’s oldest parliament.
Almost 400 people showed up in support of the koalas and moving the Men's Shed to a better site. The Pottsville concerts is being hailed as a success but it may all come down to the vote of Cr Reece Byrnes.
The replacement for Greens MLC Jan Barham has now been settled, after a close vote between Tweed Heads resident Dawn Walker and former staffer to the late Dr John Kaye MP, Kelly Marks, who is based in Sydney.
Former Greens candidate for Richmond, Dawn Walker, has been chosen to replace retiring MLC Jan Barham as the party's newest MP in the NSW Parliament.
Veteran north-coast Greens campaigner Dawn Walker has set her sights on replacing Greens MLC Jan Barham, after the former Byron Shire mayor announced that she was retiring from state politics.
The record vote by the Greens in Saturday’s federal election in Richmond has encouraged candidate Dawn Walker Greens to keep the ‘Green’ momentum going across the northern rivers.
Carole Gamble, Mullumbimby Creek Having listened to a number of politicians spitting out diatribe and pre-scripted speeches over past weeks it was an absolute joy to attend the Green’s function in Murwillumbah at The Regent last night. Bob Brown was... Read More →
Though his political career is officially done and dusted, Bob Brown still has plenty of clout when it comes to talking to voters about the Greens
The Greens campaign HQ in Mullumbimby has expanded, and moved from Santos Health Foods to the old bank building just down the street
The Greens have stepped up their calls for action to deal with contamination at the Gold Coast Airport after a report from the US Environmental Protection Agency has added further concerns about toxic firefighting chemicals used at the site.
The state government has dismissed as a 'bureaucratic bungle' a CD it issued spruiking northern NSW to some 20,000 foreign mining investors as a good place for coal seam gas exploration.
Garth Luke, Mullumbimby. At the upcoming election there is a very good chance that Dawn Walker will be elected the first Greens MP from this area in the national parliament.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale will today launch the party’s federal election campaign for Richmond candidate Dawn Walker at Mullumbimby.
Greens candidate for the north-coast seat of Richmond, Dawn Walker, has lashed out at the National Party contender, Matthew Fraser, calling him ‘out of touch’.
Opponents of Gold Coast Airport’s controversial runway expansion plan have called for an immediate halt to the plan after it was revealed toxic chemicals have contaminated the land on the NSW side of the border where a new instrument landing system (ILS) is set to be built.
Tweed residents under or near the Gold Coast Airport flight path fear a review of existing curfews will lead to more night flights and are calling on the government to rule them out. Fresh on the heels of federal approval... Read More →
The Greens’ candidate for the federal seat of Richmond, Dawn Walker, has called on her Labor rival, sitting MP Justine Elliott, to back their bill to ban controversial political donations from mining companies. The call comes as a report revealed... Read More →
Opponents of coal seam gas mining are calling on Lismore MP Thomas George to explain why a major exploration licence is still active in the northern rivers region. Their demand comes as a Byron shire councillor is attempting to ban any council investment in CSG.
The leader of the Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale, spent yesterday in the northern rivers as part of his national tour after starting his day with an early appearance in Sydney before flying into the Gold Coast.