Calls by local NSW Greens MP Tamara Smith to return to parliament early to enact laws that would allow immediate cash payments to bushfire survivors have been rejected by local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin.
The Greens state member for Ballina wants mainstream society to give conservatives on climate change another chance.
NSW Labor MLC Rose Jackson calls for for marijuana to be legalised and the legalisation of abortion in Parliament.
Today it is International Women’s Day and there are a bunch of grannies who are determined to do their darnedest to make sure there is a world for their grandchildren and their grandchildren’s grandchildren to inhabit – so they are taking action!
With the ‘conscientious objector’ option now scrapped for parents who refuse to immunise their preschool-aged children, how will it affect the northern rivers region, an area known to have the lowest immunisation rates in NSW?
In a rare and embarrassing back down for the NSW government, the Minister for Lands has apologised to Parliament for providing incorrect information on Crown Land leases that have commenced since 2012.
In a report to be tabled in Parliament today, the Acting NSW Ombudsman, Professor John McMillan, has recommended measures to ensure that government’s efforts to foster economic development for Aboriginal people in NSW are successful. ‘This report sets out the... Read More →
The north coast's history of cyclones, storms, floods and destruction caused by dynamic weather patterns has made locals suchh as Byron shire mayor Jan Barham, MLC, acutely aware of the impact of the climate on the region's people and environment.
Dawn Walker, Greens NSW Upper House candidate