Australia is recognised globally for its spectacular beaches and azure coastline where, every year, thousands of locals and tourists enjoy walking, swimming, surfing, snorkelling and diving. Connecting with nature boosts our health, well-being and creativity. The bountiful beauty of our oceans extends for kilometres both above and below the surface of the water. Above, are […]
New Matilda, 11th September 2013. As progressive Australians come to terms with the new federal Coalition government, conservative elements of the Parliament of New South Wales have launched a fresh attack on women’s rights. This latest episode comes in the form of the Crimes Amendment (Zoe’s Law) Bill 2013 (No 2), introduced as a private […]
I was honoured to have so many friends, family and supporters join me at my inaugural speech last night. If you missed it, here is the video. Now I can officially speak in Parliament and begin implementing our agenda for environmental sustainability, grassroots democracy, and equality.
I attended the Barrenjoey headland protests on Saturday, and congratulate the hundreds of residents for coming out to defend their local environment. Given that we were in a Liberal heartland, it was odd that Liberal MPs Bronwyn Bishop and Rob Stokes very decided not to attend, and instead sent messages rigorously opposing the development. I […]