NSW Greens MP and Environment spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has welcomed news that both Woolworths and Coles will phase out single use plastic bags in NSW over the next 12 months, and has implored the NSW Government to ban the bag entirely in NSW. Dr Faruqi said: “While NSW Government is unwilling to take […]
NSW Greens MP and spokesperson for Transport and the Environment, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has responded to a story on the CBD and South East Light Rail project that has caused a Centennial Park Pond to become a dam. Dr. Faruqi said: “It beggars belief that that the need to declare and build a dam […]
Dr MEHREEN FARUQI ( 18:48 ): Clean air is a fundamental right for all people. Unfortunately, many in New South Wales are denied that right because of pollution from coalmining, coal-fired power plants, wood smoke and motor vehicles. The situation is further compounded by lax laws that do not appropriately punish polluters and inadequate standards […]
Harmony Day, 21 March 2017 is a chance for Greens NSW local groups to reach out to their local community. Some suggestions for Local Group activities (download a PDF of this document – print double sided with two sheets per page on short edge for double sided A5) In the Community Find out if there is […]
The NSW Greens are calling on the Government to implement a pill-testing trial at festivals. Sign the Petition.
Media Release 30/1/2017 New NSW Environment Minister Needs to Listen to Evidence, Not Vested Interests Greens NSW Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called on the incoming Environment Minister, Gabrielle Upton MP, to listen to the science, not to vested interests. Dr Faruqi said: “Minister Upton’s predecessor, Minister Speakman, but undoubtedly the worst Environment […]