Tag Archives: Privatisation

Keep Newcastle Transport in Public Hands Forum

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Stand up for TAFE demonstration 28th July

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Big guns dominate draft urban planning changes

Tim Owen has announced that he will not recontest the seat of Newcastle because  it is likely that prohibited donors “contributed in some way” to his election campaign. This decision is the proper one. But in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Don’t sell off public disability services – Forum March 11th

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Hunter skilled workforce under threat from Coalition ‘autonomous’ TAFE plan

The Greens have labelled the Coalition “autonomy for TAFE” plan as a backward step for the Hunter and said it would be the first stage of full privatisation of vocational education and training. Greens higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon … Continue reading

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Greens state conference backs Newcastle rail service and public ownership of port

Media release: 30 June 2013 This weekend’s state-wide gathering of Greens at Picton called for Newcastle’s Port to remain in public hands, intercity rail services to continue to the centre of Newcastle and reinvestment in the city to come from … Continue reading

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