Plastic Free NSW

Every day thousands of marine animals are injured or die as a result of plastic pollution in our oceans and waterways.

In New South Wales we treasure our beautiful beaches, coastal lakes and harbours, but more and more plastic pollution is clogging our marine environment and injuring and killing the marine life we love.

We can do more to clean up our precious natural environment and stop plastic pollution.

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Save Our Marine Life

The Greens recognise the immense personal and community impact of shark bites and our hearts go out to those impacted by shark bites. But shark mesh nets are outdated technology and they can’t guarantee people’s safety. What they will do is kill large numbers of marine life including turtles, dolphins, whales and sharks.

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Alcohol advertising under the spotlight of new Parliamentary Inquiry in NSW

The NSW Legislative Council has today supported a Greens’ proposal for an inquiry into alcohol advertising in NSW. Following debate on a Christian Democratic Party Bill to restrict alcohol advertising, a Greens amendment to conduct an inquiry into the issue was supported by all parties. A 2016 report by the Chief Health Officer on Trends […]

NSW should follow Victoria’s lead with increased measures to tackle pokies harm

NSW Greens have called on the NSW Government to take Victoria’s lead to implement local caps on the number of poker machines in order to reduce poker machine gambling harm. The call follows an announcement that the Victorian Government of a suite of measures to tackle poker machine harm including: added restrictions on pokies numbers […]
Shark Net

Baby whale caught in shark net off Noosa highlights why nets should be removed from beaches

Media reports of a baby whale caught in shark nets off Noosa demonstrates the urgent need for removing nets off the NSW coast to protect whales, dolphin, turtles and other marine life, according to Greens MP and Marine Spokesperson Justin Field. The mother whale has been desperately trying to free the distressed calf from the […]

Justin Field representing you 

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