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Balmain MP slams 'divisive' WestConnex plan

Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker has reiterated his call to scrap WestConnex and criticised the latest proposal for a tunnel site near Leichhardt Senior High School as a ruse designed to divide the community.

All the fun of the Fair

I joined other Greens MPs at Mardi Gras Fair Day last week. Plenty of fairgoers dropped by the Greens stall to sign our petitions in support of Safe Schools and marriage equality. We had stickers, rainbow temporary tattoos and more!

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.

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. 

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.

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