Category Archives: 2021 Local

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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Newcastle’s missed opportunity to do tourism differently

by Sinead Francis-Coan, Greens Candidate for Newcastle Council, Ward 3. Among many things, 2020 was a year when everything changed for tourism. We were forced to reconnect with our local surroundings and escape to our beaches, parks and gardens instead … Continue reading

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