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Gumbaynggirr Elder violently arrested in Newry State Forest

11 August 2023 - The conflict in Newry State Forest on the Mid-North Coast has further escalated overnight as NSW Police violently arrested and locked up Gumbaynggirr Elder, Bumajin, after he attempted to perform Ceremony in the forest. The arrest is the latest incident in an ongoing conflict brought on by...


Greens welcome overdue changes to feral horse management in Kosciuszko National Park

7 August 2023 - New consultation being undertaken by the NSW Government into the management programs for feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park are underway and could lead to changes to the 2021 Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Management Plan (Management Plan) to allow aerial culling to recommence in NSW...



Forest wars find new battleground in Shallow Crossing State Forest, South East NSW

6 March 2023 - Young Indigenous woman Takesa Frank has today met the day suspended 20m above the ground in a treesit cabled to logging machinery in a bid to halt logging operations in Shallow Crossing State Forest. In late 2019, the Currowan Fire tore through the area and just...


Greens call for right to protest to be enshrined in law ahead of Cherish Kuehlmann bail hearing

1 March 2023 - UNSW educator Cherish Kuehlmann will appear in court today to challenge bail conditions set after she was arrested in the middle of the night by NSW Police last week. Ms Kuehlmann was charged with “aggravated trespass” under section 4B Inclosed Lands Protection Act 1901 - an amendment...



Greens respond to failures of NSW Government to reduce Aboriginal over-representation in out of home care

1 March 2023 - The Ombudsman’s report Aboriginal Outcomes Strategy focus area 2 (out-of-home care) – were the targets achieved? released yesterday reveals that the Department of Communities and Justice failed to reduce Aboriginal representation in out of home care and did not achieve any of its four targets set out...


Greens call for the NSW Government to move faster on expanding the protected area network to reach 30% of land and water by 2030

1 March 2023 - NSW must move faster on protecting land and water within an interconnected actively managed protected area network across at least 30% of the state by 2030. Just over 10% of the land area in NSW is currently included in the protected area network and we have the...



Land clearing in NSW threatens coastal and marine recreation as well as the environment

23 February 2023 - The Greens are joining calls from marine conservation and recreation groups to end the out of control rate of land clearing in NSW. The rate of land clearing has increased 13-fold in NSW since 2016 and is having a serious impact on coastal and marine environments. There...


Calls for a NSW Indigenous Commissioner for Country and 300 new frontline jobs for pest and weed control in NSW

23 February 2023 - The Greens are calling for a new Indigenous Commissioner for Country and a minimum investment of $37.5 million/year for 300 new full time equivalent positions in frontline weed and pest management programs. 



Unnecessary arrest of UNSW educator Cherish Kuehlmann was unlawful and an overreach by NSW Police to silence activist voices

23 February 2023 - The arrest of University of NSW student Cherish Kuehlmann last Saturday at her home in the middle of the night was an unnecessary and potentially unlawful use of police powers. The arrest followed a peaceful protest in Martin Place on Friday afternoon where a small group of...


Highway realignment will protect endangered remnant Grandpa’s Scrub

17 February 2023 - The NSW Government has today announced that the Coffs Harbour bypass section of the Pacific Highway will be realigned to avoid destroying the area known as Grandpa’s Scrub, a remnant patch of ancient rare and endangered rainforest that even astounded rainforest experts.  



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