Greens Plan to Invest in our Environment and make us the Jewel in the Crown of NSW

MEDIA RELEASE 13th March 2019: Sue Higginson, the Greens Candidate for Lismore and Greens MP and Environment spokesperson Cate Faehrmann have released a $4 billion plan to protect and enhance our natural environment, following decades of mismanagement that have plundered our public native forests, rivers, native wildlife and remnant native …

Greens will call for repeal and reform of Roadside Drug Testing, announce $100k for voluntary breath testing and drink driving education at festivals and events

NSW Greens MP and spokesperson on drug law reform Cate Faehrmann has today declared the current roadside drug testing regime in NSW has nothing to do with improving road safety and is simply an extension of the failed war on drugs.  Along with Member for Ballina, Tamara Smith, and Greens …

GREENS CANDIDATE LEADS THE CHARGE FOR THE STATE’S MOST MARGINAL SEAT – ON HORSEBACK

MONDAY, MARCH 11: Mounted on horseback, Sue Higginson, the Greens Candidate for Lismore, rode through Lismore this morning with Inverell farmer Glenn Morris, who infamously stopped traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge twelve months ago, to raise awareness of climate change and the need for strong environmental protection laws. At …

Greens promise to tackle alarming increase of domestic violence rates in Lismore for International Women’s Day

MEDIA RELEASE Friday, March 8, 2019: On International Women’s Day, we honour women’s strength and resilience and celebrate how far we have come. However, alarming crime statistics released this week indicate we have a long way to go when it comes to addressing violence against women in this region. According …

Greens commit to deliver the Public Transport needs of the Northern Rivers

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, March 7 2019:  Greens Candidate for Lismore, Sue Higginson, will steer us out of the division imposed on our communities over the future use of the rail corridor. Ms Higginson said, “The National Liberals have failed to take concrete steps to fix the Northern Rivers’ transport mess …

PowerNSW: NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge and Lismore Candidate announce statewide energy plan to rewire the future

MEDIA RELEASE 4th March 2019: Greens NSW Upper House Member David Shoebridge MP and Candidate for Lismore Sue Higginson will launch the Greens 100% renewable energy action plan on Tuesday, March 5 at the Rotunda in Spinks Park, Lismore at 1pm. Sue Higginson said “Our action plan is the game …

Clean Up Australia Day Lismore event: Greens candidate calls for major parties in NSW to phase out all single-use plastics

MEDIA RELEASE 3rd March 2019: Today, the Lismore community will join thousands of Australians across the country to clean our beaches, river banks and bushland as part of Clean Up Australia Day. NSW Greens candidate for Lismore, Sue Higginson, will be announcing the Greens Plan for a Plastic Free Sea …

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale and Candidate for Lismore Sue Higginson Launch: Our Food and Fibre Future Plan

MEDIA RELEASE 27th February 2019: Sue Higginson, Greens candidate for Lismore is joined today by Richard Di Natale, leader of the Australian Greens, in Lismore to release their Our Food and Fibre Future Plan for the North East NSW. The Plan guarantees political, financial and logistical support for farming and …

The Greens NSW call on the NSW Government to urgently act to protect the Koala

MEDIA RELEASE 25th February 2019: The Greens have today called on the government to respond to the crisis affecting Koala numbers in the state by agreeing to create a ‘Great Koala National Park’ in Northern NSW to protect the species from the threats posed by logging, urban expansion and climate …

PowerNSW: Greens announce ambitious statewide energy plan to rewire the future

MEDIA RELEASE 19th February 2109: The Greens have announced their ambitious plan for a publicly-owned 100% renewable energy supplier and retailer, PowerNSW, and the creation of regional renewable energy hubs across the State to tackle climate change and electricity prices. Greens candidate for Lismore, Ms Sue Higginson said “PowerNSW is …