27/8/2013 Dr MEHREEN FARUQI [7.03 p.m.]: Last week I had the pleasure of visiting a not-for-profit volunteer group called the Western Sydney Conservation Alliance, which seeks to protect Western Sydney’s dwindling natural heritage. The focus of the visit was to examine the potential implications of the Broader Western Sydney Employment Area draft plan, which is now […]
27/8/2013 Dr MEHREEN FARUQI: I direct my question to the Minister for Roads and Ports, who I am advised has responsibility for freight rail. Recommendation 6 of the Federal Senate inquiry into impacts on health of air quality in Australia states: The Committee recommends that states and territories require industry to implement covers on all coal […]
Media Release August 22nd 2013 Greens NSW Transport Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has questioned the Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian’s inability to detail evidence for the Government’s backflip on light rail in Newcastle. Dr Faruqi investigated the issue with the Minister during Monday’s Budget Estimates hearings. Dr Faruqi said, “The Government confirmed their commitment to closing […]
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.
21/8/2013 – My Inaugural Speech in the NSW Parliament
Media Release August 21st 2013 NSW Greens Roads Spokesperson, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, said today that the WestConnex Project was last century’s thinking that will not deliver for Sydney’s transport needs. She also called on the Government to be more transparent. “It is now clear that what we are getting is more of the same; […]