Dr MEHREEN FARUQI [9.23 p.m.]: I support my colleague Mr David Shoebridge in opposing the Planning Bill 2013. Mr David Shoebridge has pointed out the many concerns The Greens have with this bill, including proposed code assessable development for fast-tracking approval, reduced protection for local heritage items, excessive discretionary powers to the Minister, failure to […]
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Media Release 20.11.13 NSW Parliament refuses to commemorate victims of transphobic violence Greens NSW spokesperson for Sexuality and Gender Identity, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has criticised the NSW Parliament for failing to pass a motion commemorating transgender victims of violence today on Transgender Day of Remembrance. The motion was blocked by the Christian Democrats. “This […]
Dr Faruqi to the Minister for Ageing, Minister for Disability Services, and Minister for the Illawarra representing the Minister for Citizenship and Communities, and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs— Does the Government provide any budget, financial or in-kind support to the Multicultural Consultative committees, including room booking costs, refreshments, transport allowances, secretarial services or any other […]
CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME Dr MEHREEN FARUQI: My question is addressed to the Minister for Ageing, and Minister for Disability Services, representing the Minister for the Environment. Given that 40 jurisdictions around the world, including South Australia, have container deposit schemes that have shown to be successful in reducing litter, improving the environment and creating jobs, and […]
Media Release 14.11.13 Same Sex Marriage Bill Narrowly Defeated – But Equality is Only a Matter of Time. On the defeat of the Same-Sex Marriage Bill in NSW Parliament today, Greens NSW Spokesperson on Sexuality and Gender Identity, Dr Mehreen Faruqi, expressed disappointment but reaffirmed that it is only a matter of time before Parliament […]