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Greens question Government over under-staffing at Lismore Base Hospital

Greens MP and Health spokesperson, Dawn Walker has questioned the State Government in the NSW Parliament over the under-staffing of hospital staff at Lismore Base Hospital following safety concerns being raised by the Health Services Union.

Greens call for greater protection of Campbelltown’s koalas

Greens MP and Koala Protection spokesperson, Dawn Walker joined Campbelltown City Councillor, Ben Moroney and local wildlife rescuers on Appin Road to call for greater protection for Campbelltown's koalas that are facing growing threats from urban development in the area.

Minister refuses to rule out intensification of forest logging on North Coast

Greens MP and Forests spokesperson Dawn Walker has slammed the State Government's failure to rule-out allowing intensive logging practices into North Coast forests, following intense questioning in this week’s Budget Estimates hearings in State Parliament.

Minister admits under questioning that Dapto TAFE facilities are "unacceptable"

Greens MP and TAFE spokesperson has slammed the State Government's admission that Dapto TAFE is ‘not at an acceptable standard’ in response to questioning from the Greens during State Parliament’s Budget Estimates hearing on Monday. 

Glen Innes community call for 24hr Doctor on Duty

The Glen Innes community has enthusiastically backed a petition for a 24-hour doctor on duty at Glen Innes Hospital, with over 500 signatures in just 5 days from local residents.

Greens welcome Western Bundjalung Native Title outcome

NSW Greens Aboriginal Affairs spokesperson, Dawn Walker has welcomed the Federal Court’s determination to grant Native Title to the Western Bundjalung traditional owners this week.

Greens support Local Councils to Change the Date of Australia Day activities

NSW Greens Aboriginal Affairs spokesperson, Dawn Walker has thrown support behind councils across NSW deciding to move their Australia Day citizenship ceremonies from January 26, as part of the nation-wide campaign to Change the Date of Australia Day.

Greens MP joins locals blockading to protect koalas in Gladstone State Forest

NSW Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker joined community members and representatives from the Kalang River Forest Alliance, Bellingen Environment Centre and the North East Forest Alliance today to blockade a forestry access road to protect a high-quality koala habitat in Gladstone State Forest threatened by imminent logging operations.

Greens call for immediate halt to logging in Gladstone State Forest following discovery of breeding koala colony

NSW Greens forests spokesperson Dawn Walker has called for the immediate suspension of logging operations in the Gladstone State Forest near Bellingen following the discovery of a breeding population of koalas in the area.

The National Party should get behind the Great Koala National Park

Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has slammed comments made by the Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey that more National Parks won't help koalas and criticised her ongoing refusal to support the Great Koala National Park*.

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