Author Archives: KateP

“Hands off our TAFE” Day of Action

This is your chance to do something to stop the destruction of TAFE in NSW. Please join us for the Newcastle action at Hamilton TAFE at 12:30pm on Monday October 12, bring signs and please share your photos of the action … Continue reading

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Greens announce candidate for Ward 3 Council by-election

Media release 16 January 2015  Newcastle Greens have pre-selected Ms Nevenka Bareham as their candidate in the Ward 3 by-election on February 21. Nevenka has lived and worked in Newcastle for over 30 years, having grown up in Sydney.  She … Continue reading

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Volunteer Door Knockers – We Need You!

Hi supporters, We may all be feeling a little election fatigue in the Hunter, but there’s two more elections coming up – the Ward 3 by-election will be taking place on 21st February, 2015 and the NSW state election on … Continue reading

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Volunteers Urgently Needed!

Volunteers from Save Our Rail , Hunter Concerned Citizens , The Greens and other rail supporters  have have been handing out  these leaflets since rail services stopped at Broadmeadow Station on Boxing Day . Volunteers from Save Our Rail , … Continue reading

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Time to Stand Up Against Corruption

Let’s change “Do it anyway”, (quote from Mother Teresa, purportedly featured on Jeff McCloy’s desk) to “Do it right”. With by-elections on 25th October, voters in the electorates of Newcastle and Charlestown have a unique opportunity to get away from … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens and Green Issues in the Media

This week has been a big week in local news, there are plenty of stories to catch up on if you’ve missed out on these. Please follow the links in the headlines through to the full stories on News websites.

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Selling Off Newcastle Port ; What does it mean for Newcastle?

Newcastle has yet to be given a clear view of the impacts of the 98-year lease of Newcastle Port to a consortium including China Merchants Group, a state owned corporation of People’s Republic of China, what the terms of the agreement between … Continue reading

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Newcastle’s charm is under threat

Liberals and developer Lord Mayor McCloy treat Newcastle with contempt You might not know it, but there are some very drastic changes about to happen to Newcastle’s planning controls. Indeed, many of the controls that keep our city liveable, and … Continue reading

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Get the Caravan of Courage back on the road

During the last Federal election the Newcastle Greens ran an innovative and inspiring campaign that included producing beer coasters (it is Newcastle after all!) and having a campaign caravan that was used as a mobile office to reach out to … Continue reading

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O’Farrell Government Poised to Waste $470M with Rail Cut

Barry O’Farrell and the NSW State Government are poised to spend $470M of taxpayer’s money building a transport interchange at Wickham and cutting train services from Wickham to Newcastle. What will NSW taxpayers get for this money? Supporters of the … Continue reading

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