Dr Faruqi to Minister for Roads and Ports, representing the Minister for Transport. “Once the Opal card is rolled out in the Hunter, will commuters travelling to the Newcastle city centre have to pay an additional fare when transferring from the truncated rail terminus at Wickham onto the proposed light rail?” The Hon. DUNCAN GAY: […]
Dr Faruqi to the Minister for Roads and Ports. “Will the Minister explain to the Chamber how, given the vital importance of professional engineers in delivering twenty-first century infrastructure, the Government plans to build rather than decimate professional engineering capacity in the public sector including Roads and Maritime Services?” The Hon. DUNCAN GAY: I thank the honourable […]
Media Release 17/03/2014 Bus Infrastructure for Sale Under O’Farrell Government Greens NSW Transport spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has expressed concern at UrbanGrowth NSW’s tender for the North Sydney bus depot, stating that the Government is showing its extremely short term vision for transport. Dr Faruqi is also concerned about the future of the Waverly […]
Greens NSW Roads spokesperson Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC has criticised the NSW government’s plans for the NorthConnex toll road project. Dr Faruqi said: “The NSW government is sending very mixed messages about their freight strategy for NSW. NorthConnex will keep trucks on Sydney’s congested roads, while working against the government’s own ambitious targets for freight […]
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Media Release 13.3.2014 Greens Concerned About Committee Recommendation to Commercialise National Parks Greens NSW Environment Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has expressed concern about a conservative parliamentary committee recommending that the Government is directing National Parks to be open to more commercialisation. “I am deeply concerned by the recommendations of this mainly conservative committee to […]