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New mapping of updated data on predicted sea level rise shows how vulnerable the Central Coast is to climate change, say the Central Coast Greens, and how poorly Council, State and Federal governments have prepared for the impacts. Rising sea levels are not the only risk we face, say the Greens – food insecurity, water scarcity, more frequent and extreme …

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Boyd Wants Smart Transport Solution

Greens candidate for the Gosford by-election, Ms Abigail Boyd, has outlined concerns with the public transport problems facing the electorate. Ms Boyd said she wondered why the NSW Government was knocking down homes for toll roads in Sydney and tunnelling for roads, when 40,000 Central Coast residents commute on slow trains. “We have seen successive governments push serious investment in …

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Confusion, Delay Steal the Day with Baird’s Forced Council Mergers

It’s official Media release: 22 November 2016 Baird’s unpopular forced council amalgamations are continuing to cause confusion and chaos, with advice from the Office of Local Government today indicating that there could be as many as four separate election dates for local councils. The so-called “clarification was sent by circular to all local councils this week.  It sets out four …

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Last Year, Wyong Community Rallied to Save the Sea Eagles – This Year We Must Save the Swift Parrot from Extinction

Last week the Swift Parrot was reclassified as ‘critically endangered’, with fewer than 2,000 now thought to exist. The Swift Parrot breeds in Tasmania and migrates north in the colder months to coastal areas. One large area of bushland in Glenning Valley is about to lose its native forest, including species which may support some of these rare birds. When …

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Central Coast Greens Mourn the Loss of our Friend Dr John Kaye, MLC

The Central Coast Greens are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Greens MLC Dr John Kaye. A man of great principle, compassion and courage who will be sorely missed both within the party and throughout the wider community. Over the years, John has spent a great deal of time here on the Coast, supporting and inspiring us in …

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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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Farmers Face 7 Years Jail as Baird’s Anti-protest Laws Pass Upper House 20-16

The NSW Greens today condemned Mike Baird, the National Party and the Shooters Party for ramming through laws that could see protestors, including farmers, jailed for up to 7 years for protecting land, water, climate and communities. The laws were passed on a vote of 20-16 at 5.20pm this evening, with the Shooters and Fred Nile’s Christian Democrats voting with …

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Greens Put Forward Their Vision for the Coast

Hillary Morris, Senator Lee Rhiannon and members of the public at the launch 12/02/16 Senator Lee Rhiannon and Robertson candidate Hillary Morris put forward their vision for the Central Coast at the Woy Woy CWA hall last Friday, at the start of their federal campaign for Robertson. The Senator, who is also up for re-election in the federal senate, launched Councillor …

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Greens Launch Federal Candidates for the Coast

Central Coast Greens members Abigail Boyd and Hillary Morris have won preselection to contest the Central Coast seats of Dobell and Robertson for the Greens. Both candidates will be lobbying for strong action on climate change and a compassionate response to the global refugee crisis. They are passionate about creating a level playing field for all Australians through a fairer tax …

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