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Sth Coast fires a reminder of increased severity and frequency of natural disasters under climate change

NSW Greens South Coast spokesperson and Milton resident Justin Field has thanked emergency services, volunteers and community members for working together on fighting the recent fires across the region.

Greens introduce laws to ban all single-use plastics in NSW by the end of 2023

NSW Greens MP Justin Field has today introduced ambitious laws in State Parliament aimed at phasing out all single-use plastics in NSW by the end of 2023.

Media Release: Greens congratulate community on pushing NSW Govt into plans for new marine protected areas

NSW Greens Marine spokesperson Justin Field has congratulated the community for its hard work advocating for a Sydney Marine Park proposal, which has resulted in the NSW Government announcing consultation on new network of marine protected areas between Newcastle and Wollongong.

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.

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