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Greens call for new Tweed Hospital to be built in Tweed Heads

Greens North Coast spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has called for the new Tweed Hospital to be re-developed on its existing site in Tweed Heads, while rejecting plans for a Hospital to be built on land at Cudgen or Kings Forest.

State Budget an attack on local libraries

Greens Regional Arts spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has denounced the NSW Government’s $5.2 million cut to local libraries in their 2018 State Budget and accused them of taking a sledgehammer to local communities.

State Government ‘puppets’ of the logging industry following passing of new laws

Greens MP Dawn Walker has labelled the State Government puppets of the logging industry following the passing of the Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 in the NSW Upper House in the early hours of this morning.

Greens says State Budget falls short for North Coast

North Coast Greens MP Dawn Walker has criticised the NSW 2018-2019 State Budget saying it falls short of what the North Coast community expect from a Government, especially when it comes to protecting the environment.

Greens call on NSW Government to come-clean on cancelled forest visit with peak environment group

NSW Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has called on the NSW Government to meet with environment groups and visit State forests that will be subject to new destructive logging practices under the new proposed Coastal Integrated Forestry Operations Approvals (IFOA).

NSW Government to sacrifice forests with new logging rules

Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has warned that the NSW Government’s proposal to overhaul rules governing native logging operations in NSW’s coastal forests threatens to re-ignite ‘Forest Wars’ across the State following the release of the Government’s draft Coastal Integrated Forestry Operations Approval.

North Coast gives big thumbs down to Government's Koala Plan

Over seventy (70) concerned locals gathered in Lismore last night to hear about NSW’s looming koala crisis and sent a big ‘thumbs down’ to reject the NSW Government’s recently-released Koala Plan, including Greens MP Dawn Walker, environmental lawyer, Sue Higginson, Greens MP for Ballina, Tamara Smith and respected koala ecologist, Dr Steve Phillips.

Greens call for TAFE fees to be abolished in NSW

The NSW Greens have called for TAFE fees to be abolished in NSW following the Victorian Government’s decision to abolish fees for over 30 TAFE courses and 18 pre-apprenticeships in their 2018 budget.

Lismore forum to discuss NSW’s looming ‘koala crisis’

NSW Greens MP and Koala Protection spokesperson, Dawn Walker has organised a community forum to raise awareness about the plight of NSW’s koalas at Lismore Workers Club from 5:30PM on Tuesday 8 May.

Greens pressure Government to ‘come clean’ over Tweed Hospital site

NSW Greens MP and North Coast spokesperson, Dawn Walker has called on the State Government to release information on the 30 sites considered for the construction of the new Tweed Valley Hospital following a community backlash over the Government’s selected location on fertile farmland in Cudgen.

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