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We want clean air and fast transport, not fumes and traffic jams

Greens MPs have condemned the newly released M4-M5 Link Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), criticising the plan’s lack of substantive detail, and called on the Planning Minister to immediately halt this ‘farce of a process’.

Government abandons bus stop removal plan

Transport for NSW has today announced that it has abandoned plans to remove much-needed bus stops from Norton Street in Leichhardt.

Lack Funding for public housing driving homelessness

My speech in Parliament responding to the Liberal government laws to evict homeless people from Martin Place. It's heartless and no solution to the broken public housing system.  

A Win For The Community On Single-Use Plastic Bags

This week in Parliament I spoke out on the need for NSW to ban plastic bags...

BUDGET CUTS TO ICAC RISK LETTING NEXT OBEID OR TRIPODI OFF THE HOOK: GREENS

MEDIA RELEASE 3 August 2017The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has today recommended charges be considered against former NSW Labor ministers Eddie Obeid, Joe Tripodi and Tony Kelly, after finding they engaged in serious corrupt conduct. Jamie Parker, Greens MP for Balmain and anti-corruption spokesperson, said: “These findings highlight the depths of corruption in the former Labor Government and how NSW must remain vigilant. "The fact three former ministers collaborated in this corrupt conduct demonstrates an entrenched culture of blatant disregard for the people of NSW.  

Religious education in the secular Inner West?

Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong and Greens MP for Balmain, Jamie Parker, have called for the 9831 children in their electorates who are not religious to be allowed to continue their studies during periods of Special Religious Education (SRE).

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How dangerous are smoke stacks?

Smoke stacks (also called exhaust stacks, pollution stacks or ventilation stacks) have been in the news recently regarding both the WestConnex toll road and the Beaches Link. But what are they, and could they be harmful?

Government, Labor must scrap toll road obsession

The government’s latest smoke stack for the Western Harbour Tunnel will combine with those planned for WestConnex to make Rozelle the epicentre of air pollution in Sydney.

Light rail works: WestConnex won't

Media reports that a detailed plan for light rail along Parramatta Road has been scrapped by the government.

Powerhouse campaign at a crossroads

Recent news reports have confirmed the success of the community campaign for an iconic cultural facility to be built in Western Sydney without selling the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo.

Over 5000 passengers sign petition against bus sell off during day of action

THOUSANDS of passengers signed a petition opposed to the state government’s plan to privatise State Transit buses across the inner west.

Join 13,115 other supporters in taking action

Susan

Susan signed the petition: "Clean air for White Bay".

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Jaspar completed the survey: "What's Your Opinion On The Lockout Laws?".

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Ingelle signed up to volunteer for Jamie

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