Making Empty Homes Pay for New Community Housing

Making Empty Homes Pay for New Community Housing

The Greens have a plan to unlock empty homes currently held by investors for capital gains, while producing a robust income stream for councils to build local community housing. What’s the problem? In NSW, more than one in ten homes are held by investors and kept...
Planning for People not Profits

Planning for People not Profits

The Greens know that planning should be about people, places and the environment — not profits for developers and their mates. That’s why all Greens Councillors are fundamentally committed to 5 Key Planning Principles. 1. Ecologically Sustainable Development The...
Greens on Council will Act on Climate Change

Greens on Council will Act on Climate Change

Climate Change impacts on many aspects of modern life and must be addressed across many policy areas. Our local councils can and must play a key role in responding to the impacts of climate change. Greens on Council will take Real Action on Climate Change: 1....
Plan for Open and Ethical Local Government

Plan for Open and Ethical Local Government

Local government is an essential component of democracy as it is the closest level of government to the community. It is usually in the best position to identify and respond to community needs. The Greens are committed to Local Government which is Open and Ethical and...
Greens on Council Say No to Corruption

Greens on Council Say No to Corruption

The Greens want to Stop Corruption in Local Government. There have been dozens of corruption and misconduct investigations in NSW since 1990 when 14 developers and public officials were implicated in corrupt conduct around development and rezoning in Tweed Shire. Over...