Author Archives: Newcastle Greens

How to Vote Greens – Council Election 4th December 2021

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Greens shine a light on NRAS sunset clause

MEDIA RELEASE  14th July 2021 In the midst of an increasing housing affordability crisis, the Newcastle Greens are drawing attention to evaporating affordable rental homes. The National Affordability Rental Scheme (NRAS), which was discontinued by the Abbot government in 2014, … Continue reading

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Newcastle falling short on cycle network

Newcastle falling short on cycle network Newcastle could become one of the top cycle-friendly-cities in the world and the benefits of increasing cycling in our community are impressive. This Council has spent only 28% of its current annual budget of … Continue reading

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Margaret Henry Memorial Lecture

Aboriginal Lives Matter: Stop the next Stolen Generation! Join Professor Larissa Behrendt for the next Margaret Henry Memorial lecture. At 7:00pm, Thursday 5th November, via zoom webinar Find the connection details on our event page. Registration through Trybooking is free. … Continue reading

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Greens Announce $21 million to repair Stockton and End Seismic Testing

Greens candidate for the seat of Newcastle John Mackenzie has announced a commitment of $21.2 million for beach nourishment to repair erosion at Stockton Beach, and a permanent ban on oil and gas exploration off the Newcastle coastline, as part of the … Continue reading

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Greens to Fund Wallsend Flood Works

Greens Candidate for Newcastle John Mackenzie has today committed $6 million for rebuilding Boscawen Street bridge in Wallsend, and a further $20 million for channel widening, as part of the public works component of climate adaptation for Newcastle. “This is essential flood … Continue reading

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Rise Against Racism Forum 9th May

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Greens Senator to Visit Newcastle Thursday 11/4 to Launch Fee Free Uni and TAFE Initiative for the Hunter

Australian Greens Senator for NSW and Spokesperson for Education, Dr Mehreen Faruqi, will join Greens Councillor and Candidate for Newcastle at the upcoming Federal election, Dr John Mackenzie, outside Newcastle University this Thursday to launch the Greens Fee Free Uni … Continue reading

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Female resilience, intersectionality and survival.

Sinead Francis-Coan This International Women’s Day, I’m celebrating female resilience, intersectionality and survival. I am not a person who condones or believes in violence as an appropriate response. As a Green, one of our four pillars is peace and non-violence. … Continue reading

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Celebrating female resilience, intersectionality and survival

This International Women’s Day, I’m celebrating female resilience, intersectionality and survival. I am not a person who condones or believes in violence as an appropriate response. As a Green, one of our four pillars is peace and non-violence. And yet, … Continue reading

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