Category Archives: State 2007 campaign

Greens achieve best result ever in NSW

Greens MP and lead Upper House candidate Lee Rhiannon said this election achieved the best ever result for the Greens in NSW, with increases in both houses. “With two Upper House Greens MPs elected we have brought our numbers to … Continue reading

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Greens call to save Fame Cove

Fame Cove would be returned to community use under a proposal announced by Greens candidate for Port Stephens, Charmian Eckersley today. “Fame Cove plays an important role in the local community and environment of Port Stephens,” said Ms Eckersley. “There … Continue reading

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Come clean on preference deal

Greens candidate for Newcastle, Michael Osborne today called on ‘Independent’ candidate, John Tate to give a clear, unqualified and public commitment that if elected, he would remain an Independent for the duration of the 2007-2011 term. Mr Osborne said: “John … Continue reading

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Have they missed the ‘tipping’ point?

Suzanne Pritchard, Greens candidate for Lake Macquarie, wants climate change to be the number one issue when votes are cast on Saturday. ”Whilst the election has been a chance to highlight all the issues that a State government deals with … Continue reading

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Charlestown preferences

The Greens candidate for Charlestown, Jane Smith, today challenged Independent candidate Paul Scarfe to give a single reason why Greens voters should preference him in next week’s state election. Hitting back at Cr Scarfe’s criticism of the party’s decision not … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens announce preference recommendations

Following consultation with its members and supporters, the Newcastle Greens have agreed on the following recommendations to Greens’ voters in the electoral divisions of Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Swansea and Wallsend. The Newcastle Greens emphasis that these are … Continue reading

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Looming health crisis requires action

Personal health in Lake Macquarie was the theme addressed by Suzanne Pritchard, Greens candidate for Lake Macquarie, at the official launch of the Greens State election campaign on Sunday. “Health in Lake Macquarie is a dichotomy. People chose to live … Continue reading

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NEWCASTLE GREENS STATE ELECTION CAMPAIGN LAUNCH

The Newcastle Greens will hold their 2007 State Election Campaign Launch this Sunday March 4th from 2pm in Hamilton. All six Newcastle Greens Lower House candidates will speak at the launch outlining their areas of focus across their electorates; Michael … Continue reading

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On a roll?

Greens MP and Upper House candidate Lee Rhiannon has joined Suzanne Pritchard candidate for Lake Macquarie to urge young people that time is running out to make sure they are on the electoral roll to vote in the upcoming NSW … Continue reading

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Greens say – “Let’s finish the track!”

The NSW Greens are calling on the Labor and Coalition parties to make a pre-election commitment to fully fund the completion of the Fernleigh Track in their 2007/2008 budgets. The NSW Greens Transport Policy contains a firm commitment to cycling … Continue reading

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