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Greens rally against disability cuts in Redfern

Greens Disability spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP, Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong and the Disability Advocacy Alliance rallied in Redfern on Tuesday 12 December against the NSW Government’s planned cuts to disability advocacy funding that will see a dramatic loss in support for people with a disability around NSW. 

Greens and Disability Advocacy Alliance rally against ‘heartless’ disability advocacy cuts

Greens Disability spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP, Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong and the Disability Advocacy Alliance will hold a rally in Redfern on Tuesday 12 December against the NSW Government’s planned cuts to disability advocacy funding that will see a dramatic loss in support for people with a disability around NSW. 

Greens to hold Central Coast TAFE Forum

NSW Greens TAFE spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP will be holding a Defend TAFE Forum in Gosford on Tuesday 12th December to discuss the need for the Government to invest more in NSW’s public TAFE system to provide opportunities and skills for people on the Central Coast.

Greens launch new bill to ‘defend’ TAFE from cuts and closures

NSW Greens TAFE spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has introduced a new ‘Defend TAFE’ bill into the State Parliament that aims to protect NSW’s public TAFE system from further campus closures and privatisation.

Greens label Government’s North Coast bioenergy proposal as ‘dead koala power’

NSW Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has labelled a proposal by the NSW Department of Primary Industry to burn North Coast forests for electricity generation as ‘dead koala power’.

Greens say Government needs to protect Ballina’s koalas

Greens MPs Tamara Smith and Dawn Walker have called on the NSW government to protect Ballina’s koala population and other wildlife as the RMS starts tree clearing work as part of the Pacific Highway upgrade at Meerschaum Vale.

Greens lash Liberal-Nationals ‘heartless’ disability advocacy cuts

Greens Disability spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has lashed out at the NSW Government’s planned cuts to disability advocacy funding that will see a dramatic loss in support for people with a disability on the North Coast and called on the NSW Premier and North Coast Nationals MP, Ben Franklin to urgently intervene.

Greens call for koala sniffer dogs to be used in pre-logging surveys in NSW’s State Forests

Following the release of data showing that the State Government has only trained three (3) dogs to detect koalas and none were being deployed in State Forests, Greens MP Dawn Walker has called for koala sniffer dogs to be widely used in pre-logging surveys to better protect NSW’s declining koala populations from destructive logging.

Greens raise plight of Bangalow's Koalas and mega Food Hub in State Parliament

Greens MP and Koala Protection spokesperson, Dawn Walker has raised the plight of Bangalow’s koala population in State Parliament and thrown her support behind the community campaign against the Bangalow mega Food Hub development at Lot 201 Lismore Road, Bangalow.

Greens call for Nepean Hospital to be restored as a Major Trauma Centre

Greens MP and Health spokesperson, Dawn Walker joined local Ambulance Officers, community members and an Emergency Doctor to call for Nepean Hospital to be re-classified as a ‘major trauma centre’ to improve access to health services for Western Sydney residents and reduce pressure on local paramedics.

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