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Greens MP says shared equity housing scheme won’t “touch the sides” on affordability crisis

By ERIN MODARO After the NSW Government announced a $780 million shared-equity scheme, Greens MP and Greens Housing spokesperson Jenny Leong slammed the initiative for being "limited" in who is eligible, and not properly addressing the housing affordability crisis. “The Coalition’s supposed “fix” for housing that’s been unveiled today won’t even touch the sides of […]

Perrottet’s transport train wreck strands millions

Opinion by WENDY BACON The NSW public is still waiting for answers to questions about what Transport Minister David Elliott knew about a planned stoppage of the state train network when he went to sleep on Sunday night. Today Fair Work Commission documents have revealed that NSW Transport made plans as early as last week […]

Abortion no longer a crime in NSW

By WENDY BACON Update: On September 26, the NSW Legislative Assembly passed the Abortion bill to take abortion out of the NSW Crimes Act. The bill was passed with all its amendments and on the voices without a division.   The story provides an insight into how the bill progressed through parliament.  The Human Rights Law […]

Clean sweep for Greens

BY WENDY BACON Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong recorded the highest vote ever for a Greens MP in a single member electorate in Australia in the NSW election last weekend. Leong recorded 46.8 per cent of the primary vote, with a small swing towards her from her 2015 result. In central Newtown around King […]