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- Greens Announce $21 million to repair Stockton and End Seismic Testing
- Greens to Fund Wallsend Flood Works
- Rise Against Racism Forum 9th May
- Greens Senator to Visit Newcastle Thursday 11/4 to Launch Fee Free Uni and TAFE Initiative for the Hunter
- Female resilience, intersectionality and survival.
- Celebrating female resilience, intersectionality and survival
- Honeysuckle Plan Fails to Connect With City
- Massive community opposition to Asset Energy’s offshore oil and gas project
- Newcastle Greens call for climate leadership and clean politics.
- Tourism potential goes begging in Wallsend and the west
Category Archives: Local Democracy
Presentation to Lambton Residents Group Monday 16th February 6pm at Lambton Bowling club Good evening fellow candidates, residents of ward 3, and other visitors Firstly I would like to acknowledge the land on which we are meeting is Awabakal land, … Continue reading
Media Release Monday 16th February 2015 The Greens candidate for the Newcastle Ward 3 by-election, Nevenka Bareham, today affirmed her support for a suite of democratic reforms to Newcastle Council that will be under threat if conservative forces regain control … Continue reading
Friday 21 November 2014 Greens Councillor Therese Doyle today told a NSW Upper House parliamentary Inquiry that she had called for a full investigation of Newcastle Council by the Office of Local Government. Clr Doyle told the Inquiry, which held … Continue reading
An open Lord Mayoral diary, open council briefings, and an internal council Ombudsman are among the key elements of a preference exchange agreement reached between The Greens and Labor for Newcastle’s Lord Mayoral election. Releasing the agreement Greens Lord Mayoral … Continue reading
Newcastle voters should be very cautious of “wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing” Independents standing in the Newcastle Lord Mayoral contest, Newcastle Greens Lord Mayoral candidate Councillor Therese Doyle said today. “Many Newcastle voters were seriously burnt at the 2012 council election when they voted … Continue reading
Developer bans should stay If the Hunter and NSW communities are to once again have confidence in democracy, developer dollars have to be kept out of the political process. If the environment is to be liveable and heritage preserved then … Continue reading
For the city at the centre of the saga, the consequences are yet to be realised. Greens Councillor Therese Doyle and Tim Crakanthorp are calling for a moratorium on development decisions made by the state government. See NBN report here.
Greens councillors are calling for Jeff McCloy to stand down as Newcastle Lord Mayor, amid an ongoing ICAC probe into political donations. It follows Mr McCloy’s admission that he contributed almost $10,000 to Tim Owen’s 2011 state election campaign. See … Continue reading
Media Release 1 August 2014 Greens MP David Shoebridge has joined with Newcastle Greens Councillors Michael Osborne and Therese Doyle to call for the Lord Mayor, Cr Jeff McCloy, to stand aside from Council while the Independent Commission against Corruption … Continue reading