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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.

Greens call for halt to water mining in Tweed Valley

NSW Greens MP and North Coast spokesperson, Dawn Walker has spoken out over large-scale water mining in the Tweed Valley in State Parliament this week due concerns over impacts on underground water resources, alleged poor compliance with extraction licenses and the damage caused by heavy vehicles.

Disability cuts backdown is welcome

NSW Greens MP and Disability spokesperson, Dawn Walker has welcomed the State Government’s partial back-down on cuts to disability advocacy services following a strong campaign by the disability sector.

Greens MP to hold Redfern Cultural Walk to foster greater cultural understanding

NSW Greens MP and Aboriginal Affairs spokesperson, Dawn Walker is hosting a Cultural Walk through Redfern with the Metropolitan Aboriginal Land Council to improve Greens members’ understanding of the situation facing many urban First Nations people.

Greens MP raises concerns over Bega TAFE

On Tuesday, March 27 Greens MP, Dawn Walker visited Bega TAFE campus to protest funding cuts that she said is putting two teaching roles at risk of being cut.

Greens slam Forestry Corporation’s decision to dismantle forest blockade

NSW Greens MP, Dawn Walker has slammed Forestry Corporation’s decision to bring in police to dismantle the Sunny Corner logging blockade near Bellingen in State Parliament today. 

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