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Land clearing up 300% in NSW

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Government looking the other way, this affects everyone THE NATIONALS AND Liberals in NSW have been presiding over a dramatic increase in land clearing, leading to biodiversity loss, dust storms and impoverished soils. Add to that the negative effect on containing greenhouse gas emissions. New figures released by the Office of Environment

Barilaro, National Party representative, at work

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Chop down the River Red Gums, destroy that park! NEWS BROKE MID-JULY that the National Party Member for Monaro, John Barilaro, is proposing legislation to destroy the Murray Valley National Park, and recommence logging to benefit some members of a community that received $97 million from taxpayers in compensation. Sparks were

What will they privatise next?

INCUMBENT MEMBER FOR Monaro and state National Party Leader, John Barilaro, has been dropping large bundles of cash around the electorate in a pork-barrel strategy leading up to the March 23 election. But it’s worth remembering where the dollars come from — the sale of NSW assets during the rule

The Greens: position for NSW environment

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Peter Marshall candidate post 14 March 2019: KOSCIUSZKO NATIONAL PARK is the roof of Australia and the largest national park in New South Wales. Its stunning beauty includes delicate alpine meadows, steep forested ridges, plunging rivers and wide, grassy plains. It’s a treasure but instead of preserving and cherishing it, the

Labor will rebuild TAFE and National Parks

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Bryce Wilson post 19 March 2019: Combat skills shortage with free courses = jobs $24 million jobs plan for Kosci I WHOLEHEARTEDLY SUPPORT the following pledge from Pru Car, our Shadow Minister for TAFE and Skills: Under the Liberal and National Government, our TAFE system has been slowly rotting. 5,700 TAFE teachers and support staff

Complex issues ignored with Brumby cull demands

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Frankie Seymour candidate post 19 March 2019: Climate change retreat of snow will dwarf impact of introduced animals — SEE SPECIAL REPORT UNTIL I SAW it two week ago, I was fairly agnostic about whether the damage attributed to the Brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park was real or just yet another ‘feral’-bashing

National Party: hold over water, land and wildlife

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What have they done? By Maria Taylor. A WILDLIFE TRAGEDY and regional community water debacle with huge fish kills in a depleted river system, the Barwon–Darling, in recent weeks has shone the spotlight squarely on the NSW National Party. Few people realise the extent of the party’s decision-making power over public resources

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