Category Archives: Health

Here’s how you can help with the Greens Newcastle Council Election campaign

If you’re looking for a rad way to meet the best people Newcastle has to offer, spread the good word about the Greens (especially regarding our excellent candidates running in the Newcastle City Council Elections) and enjoy the lovely winter … Continue reading

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Candidate Forums for Newcastle Council Election

  Here’s your opportunity to meet, hear from, and ask questions of your local candidates in the Newcastle Council election: 29 August: Aesha Awan will be speaking at the Ward 4 Candidate Forum organised by ConnectAbility at Wallsend Library https://www.facebook.com/events/111515282852290/ … Continue reading

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Comment on Hunter Sewage Disposal

Save our ocean and beaches! Hunter Water is asking people in Newcastle to say the option we want for disposing of sewage over the next 30 years. We have only two weeks left to vote on options that will determine … Continue reading

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Clear the Air in Newcastle with a Clean Air Act

It’s time we took the air we breathe more seriously. Industries continue to pump dangerous emissions into our atmosphere that have huge costs to human health – and Australia’s air quality protections are lagging behind. The Greens will deliver a … Continue reading

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The World’s Highest Quality of Mental Health Care

45% of Australians will experience mental ill-health at some stage in their lives. That’s why we need a mental health system which can support people with mental illness to live full, healthy lives. Decades of under-investment in mental health has … Continue reading

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Save the Sunflower Centre

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Greens condemn withdrawal of funding from Sunflower Centre

The Greens Federal Candidates for Newcastle and Shortland today condemned the withdrawal of funding for the Sunflower Centre. “The Sunflower Centre is a not-for-profit organisation which has been supporting people living with any mental illness, their families, friends, and the … Continue reading

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