Community forced into action to prevent wombat deaths ahead of South Coast logging operations
19 June 2017
Community volunteers have been forced to mark wombat burrows to prevent the animals from being buried alive ahead of forestry logging operations in Mogo State Forest, near Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast.
Greens call for urgent suspension of planned logging operations in Mogo State Forest
9 June 2017
Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has called for an urgent suspension of logging operations in Mogo State Forest, near Batemans Bay due to concerns about impacts on a unique rainforest ecosystem, cultural heritage and threatened species habitat.
Greens call for Pottsville sports field to be relocated and rehabilitated to protect endangered koalas
8 June 2017
NSW Greens MPs Dawn Walker and Dr Mehreen Faruqi inspected the site of the controversial Black Rocks sports field in Pottsville this week to hear from local community members and to call for the Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW and Labor’s Shadow Minister for the North Coast to join the Greens and ensure the survival of the endangered Tweed Coast koala population.
Greens say proposed changes to state forestry operations threaten to re-ignite ‘Forest Wars’ in NSW
3 June 2017
NSW Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker has warned proposals to overhaul logging operations in NSW State Forests threaten to re-ignite ‘Forest Wars’ in NSW, following the leak of a Government "cabinet-in-confidence" document.
Greens call on Labor Richmond MP, Justine Elliot to publicly reject Adani coal mine
31 May 2017
Greens MP, Dawn Walker has called on Labor MP for Richmond, Justine Elliot to publicly reject the Adani-Carmichael mega coal mine and pressure the federal Labor leader, Bill Shorten to rule-out any support for the project.
Greens slam outsourcing of Adult Migrant English Program to private trainer
23 May 2017
Greens TAFE spokesperson, Dawn Walker has slammed the decision of the Federal Government to award the contract for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) to private provider, Navitas instead of TAFE NSW in the Illawarra and Hunter regions.
Greens call for urgent suspension of logging operations in prime koala habitat in Buckra Bendinni State Forest
18 May 2017
Greens Forests spokesperson, Dawn Walker, has called for an urgent suspension of logging operations in Buckra Bendinni State Forest, near Nambucca Heads, due to concerns about impacts on the koala population.