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Greens uncover new figures and brand logging in Eden forests as ‘economically reckless’

NSW Greens MP and Forest spokesperson, Dawn Walker has criticised the Government’s ongoing logging operations in the Eden region and called for new National Parks to be created in the area, after obtaining new figures that reveal declining royalty returns for pulp logs.

Greens slam NSW Disability Minister’s incompetent understanding of the NDIS

NSW Greens MP and Disability spokesperson, Dawn Walker has criticised the NSW Disability Minister, Ray Williams for incorrectly stating that individuals seeking advocacy support can have that factored into their NDIS plan during Budget Estimates in the NSW Parliament.

Greens question Minister over Tweed Hospital

Greens Health spokesperson, Dawn Walker MP has ramped up pressure on the Liberal-National Government over their refusal to re-develop the new Tweed Hospital on its existing site in Tweed Heads in Parliament this week.

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.

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