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Greens call on Gaming Authority to immediately suspend Woolworths' pokies licences following internal report findings

The Greens have called on NSW’s Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority to immediately suspend Woolworths’ poker machines licences following media reports an internal investigation confirmed staff at Woolworths-owned hotels have spied on patrons in order to boost profits.

Greens' plan kick-starts banning the bag and rapid, ambitious phase out of plastic in NSW

NSW Greens MLC Justin Field will introduce ambitious laws aimed at reducing plastic pollution, including phasing out all single-use plastic in NSW by 2023, in the next session of State Parliament.

Shark nets should be hauled up for good in NSW: Greens

The NSW Greens have called for shark nets to be hauled up for good from NSW beaches following the release of government data on the metropolitan shark net meshing program, and North Coast shark net and SMART drumline trials.

Restoration of South Coast employment facilitator pilot an admission Abbott Government got it wrong

The NSW Greens have cautiously welcomed the announcement of a $1m employment facilitator pilot for the South Coast region. The announcement will go some way to restoring the employment coordinator program that was cut by the Abbott Government in 2014.

NSW Government exempts racing industry from gambling advertising laws

The NSW Greens have condemned special exemptions for the racing industry from new laws designed to reduce gambling harm in NSW.

NSW Government should back Senate call for single-use plastics ban

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian should back a recommendation from a Senate Inquiry for State and Federal Environment Ministers to work to phase out single-use plastics according to the Greens.

NSW Budget: NSW going backwards on investment in climate action

The NSW Government has delivered a State Budget with a conspicuous lack of investment in climate action and improving our environment, and a shortfall on Climate Fund Change fund spending, according to the NSW Greens.

NSW Budget: Community is short-changed by budget evaluated on dollars and cents alone

The NSW Greens have criticised today’s NSW State Budget for lacking vision, ignoring environment and climate change, barely playing catch-up on services investment and failing to plan for the long-term wellbeing of the NSW community.

Greens plan for first-of-its-kind measure of community happiness and wellbeing in NSW

In the lead-up to the NSW Budget, the Greens have given notice of laws establishing indicators that will for the first time measure and promote the wellbeing of people, communities and nature across the state.

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