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NSW Government’s new $40m a year gift to racing industry strengthens call for independent inquiry into racing industry’s influence on NSW politics

The NSW Greens have slammed a special $40m gift to the racing industry as part of new wagering Point of Consumption tax laws which were rushed through the NSW Parliament late last night.

Greens: A ‘Franklin’ campaign needed to save the wild rivers of the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park

The NSW Greens have warned the State Government to expect a  ‘Franklin Dam’ like campaign to save Sydney’s wild rivers and important Aboriginal cultural heritage sites that would be lost if the proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall and flood the Blue Mountains National Park World Heritage area goes ahead.

Greens call for Special Commission of Inquiry into the influence of the gambling and racing industries on NSW politics

The NSW Greens are calling for a Special Commission of Inquiry into the impact of the gambling and racing industries in NSW and the influence of the gambling and racing industries on NSW political parties.

NSW Coalition agreement with pokies clubs shows gambling vested interests in control in NSW

The NSW Greens have slammed today’s announcement that the NSW Coalition have signed a new pre-election agreement with Clubs NSW that will lock in the massive community harm caused by poker machines in NSW.

Greens to move for extended inquiry into flooding of World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park

The Greens will move to refer legislation to allow the flooding of the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park to an extended parliamentary inquiry when Parliament returns next week.

Gambling is racing industry's “raison d'etre” - Berijiklian Government caves to racing industry again.

Documents obtained by The Greens show the NSW Government provided the racing industry with special exemptions from 'inducement to gamble’ laws that passed the Parliament in March. The “carve outs” were granted despite the Government acknowledging the importance of the laws in closing loopholes that had allowed “undesirable conduct” by racing gambling businesses that were causing gambling harm to those “who cannot afford to bet”.

Record penalty for Illawarra pokies club raises questions about NSW Coalition’s deal with Clubs NSW

The NSW Greens have called on the NSW Liberal and National Parties to rule out signing a new Memorandum of Understanding with Clubs NSW following the announcement of a record fine for an Illawarra Club. The Wollongong based Steelers Rugby League Club has been fined $100,000 for using free alcohol and large cash advances disguised as purchases to induce gamblers to spend more money on the clubs poker machines.

Sydney Stadiums saga shows infrastructure decisions are not reflecting community priorities

The NSW Greens have called for a public inquiry into the State Government’s approach to major infrastructure decisions following the release of a Parliamentary Committee’s report into the Government’s Sydney Stadium Strategy.

NSW Govt introduces law to allow flooding of World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park

The NSW Greens have condemned the NSW Government’s introduction today of a Bill that will allow the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park to be inundated as a result of the raising of the Warragamba Dam wall.

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