There is a Better Way

Now the Papua New Guinea government has declared the Manus Island detention centre to be illegal, we should bring these people to Australia and process them here. Fewer than 900 people are involved. How hard can it be?

Greens Plan to Tackle Homelessness Funding

Official estimates claim over 2000 people a year find themselves homeless on the Central Coast. Many more are on a knife-edge as affordable housing options shrink. Central Coast Greens share the concerns of many community groups that there are not enough services to help all the people who need it, and not enough being invested in preventing the problem in …

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When it comes to TAFE, regional pathways won’t fix what the government broke

Skills Minister John Barilaro’s announcement of the private tenders for training and employment placement is cold comfort for young regional people facing the mounting costs of vocational education and training and massive cuts in Federal government support, says NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge. While the state government has pledged $8 million to be delivered through private organisations to help young …

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Finance Minister announces plans for the old Gosford school site

The future of the old Gosford School site has been revealed and the vision does not include a regional performing arts centre. Finance Minister Dominic Perrottet today announced a development application would be lodged within weeks to deliver a six-storey, 7000sq m mixed-use commercial building housing 300 finance workers and ground-floor retail and alfresco dining. It will be built next …

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