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New football field for Sydney Secondary College

I joined players, students and staff to open the new football oval at Sydney Secondary College Balmain campus last week. It was great to hear from student leaders Francis and Angus and see the new field. 

Light rail campaign builds

Member for Balmain Jamie Parker has delivered a speech to Parliament, calling on the government to start serious work with the community to implement an extended light rail service connecting Strathfield to the CBD via Parramatta Road and to Balmain via the former White Bay goods line. 

Pokies took over $200M from local residents last year

Data obtained by the Greens shows that poker machine companies took $223,303,196 from the residents of Leichhardt and Marrickville local government areas last year. Over half a billion dollars was taken in Sydney.

Auditor's report slams WestConnex

The Auditor General seems to like WestConnex as much as we do. Labor and the Coalition should never have supported this giant waste of money.

Become a foster carer

There are almost 20,000 children and young people in NSW unable to live at home. It is estimated that 660 new foster carers are needed over the next 12 months in NSW - across all types of care.

Celebration and support grants

The Multicultural NSW Grants Program is now open. The Community and Celebration grants are for community projects and activities that celebrate the unique riches of our culturally diverse state. 

Share your housing story

Everyone is talking about housing, but not everyone is talking about housing for older women! Glebe Housing Action Plan Now want to hear your thoughts on the topic. 

Greens urge new Premier to do the right thing on ICAC

According to a press report, the Independent Commission Against Corruption will have five fewer investigators this year as a result of cuts in last year's State budget.

Pyrmont Growers' Market is back!

The Pyrmont Growers Market will return on Saturday 25th February 2017 at its original location in Pyrmont Bay Park.

What can be done about Parramatta Road?

Using Parramatta Road could be as easy as settling in to check emails or read a book in a comfortable rail carriage. 

Light rail key to gridlock: Inner West Courier

A light rail link running the length of Parramatta Rd would reduce the three million cars that use the road each year. That’s the message of State Balmain MP Jamie Parker who is leading a campaign for the government to extend the southeast light rail on George St to Parramatta Road.

Greens data analysis reveals dramatic overdevelopment

New data analysis commissioned by Jamie Parker, MP for Balmain and Greens spokesperson on Urban Growth and Renewal, has shown that lack of proper planning by the NSW government  has led to massively lopsided development in Sydney.

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