Category Archives: Policies

Cheap shot at Greens overlooks big picture

My mate’s advice was to “keep throwing those lines out there and eventually you will catch something”. He was right. Mr Fitzgibbon keeps throwing out these “lines” against the Greens that I would like people to take a closer look … Continue reading

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Connected Cities Policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on Connected City (long version). Adopted August 2012 Newcastle Greens recognise that transport is a key component of a sustainable, fair and liveable city. Responsibility for transport infrastructure and services is shared among different spheres of government, … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens launch their Vibrant and Activated Public Places policy

“Vibrant and activated public places happen when people feel welcome and included in public events. said Therese Doyle, Greens candidate for Ward 2 in the 8 September Newcastle council elections. “ “Newcastle is a city with an abundance of beautiful … Continue reading

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Vibrant and Activated Public Places Policy

Arts and Culture, Public Places and Tourism, Recreation and Sport Newcastle can become a welcoming, safe and vibrant place through embracing diversity and inclusiveness. Vibrant public places in Newcastle can be created by establishing diverse public events and supporting entertainment … Continue reading

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Childcare and Early Childhood Support Policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on Childcare and Early Childhood Support A community-focused and child-friendly council Newcastle Greens believe that Newcastle City Council is the best-placed sphere of government to monitor and address early childhood and childcare needs of the Newcastle community. … Continue reading

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Media Release – Launch of Urban Forest & Tree Management Policy

Newcastle Greens today (on National Tree Day) launched their Urban Forest and Tree Management Policy for the September Newcastle Council elections, saying that winning back the confidence of the community for the council’s management of the city’s trees would be … Continue reading

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Waste Policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on Waste Reduce, Re-use, Recycle Landfill wastes valuable resources (many of which are non-renewable) and generates a range of pollutants, including carbon emissions. Newcastle Greens believe that local councils, businesses and institutions, households and individuals all have … Continue reading

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A Caring and Inclusive Community

Newcastle Greens Policy A Caring and Inclusive Community Social and economic justice is a core principle of The Greens. Newcastle Greens have been at the forefront of making our city a caring, inclusive community. Local government is the sphere of … Continue reading

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Greens launch environment policy with a strong economic focus

Newcastle Greens today launched their Protected and enhanced environment policy on World Environment Day, 94 days out from the Council elections, with a set of actions that will save the Council and save the community in the long term.

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Greens policy aims to get council and community together

1 June 2012 Newcastle Greens today launched their Local Democracy, Collaborative Leadership and Open Government Policy for the September Newcastle Council election, pushing for Newcastle Council to adopt a Local Democracy Policy aimed at making the council more open, responsive … Continue reading

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