Greens Councillors on Newcastle City Council will put a motion at tonight’s Council meeting to preserve the zoning of the rail corridor for public transport use.
“It is time now for Newcastle to reclaim its rail corridor for essential public transport” says Newcastle Greens Councillor Therese Doyle. Continue reading
Newcastle and the Hunter Valley will be eligible for a major share of $250 million in upfront investment to support and assist coal workers and coal communities to manage the transition to a low carbon future under a plan announced by the Greens today.
According to Newcastle Greens candidate John Mackenzie, the Greens’ Renew Australia policy to provide 90% of our nation’s energy needs from clean, renewable sources by 2030 includes establishing a Clean Energy Transition Fund to limit the risk and exposure of workers and communities dependent on carbon-intensive industries like coal mining. Continue reading
On 23rd June Suncrowd will open the bulk-buy offers and reveal the technology selected for our Newcastle campaign!
We can’t wait to see you there for this exciting step towards a clean energy future
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Newcastle has drawn the short straw when it comes to federal politics. Both Labor and the Coalition, for their own distinct reasons, have effectively abandoned any interest in presenting positive campaigns for the future in this electorate. This has amounted to wilful neglect of the real issues in our region, and a recurrent failure to deliver any meaningful benefits to our community. Continue reading
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John Mackenzie, Newcastle Greens
The Greens candidate for the Federal seat of Newcastle, Dr John Mackenzie, today called on newly endorsed federal Liberal candidates in the Hunter to publicly support the regional community’s concerns about the state Coalition government’s unfolding Newcastle light rail fiasco. Continue reading
NSW Greens MP Dr John Kaye died today after being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer in February.
Newcastle Greens will be gathering on Friday 4:00-6:00pm at the Burwood Hotel, 77 Berner Street, Merewether to remember his contributions and share our memories of this remarkable man. John’s many Newcastle colleagues and friends are invited to attend.