Pages tagged "democracy"

ABC Defenders

Monday 2 July 2018

There’s a rally Sunday 8 July 2-4pm at the Teachers’ Federation Auditorium 37 Reservoir Street Surry Hills to support an independent ABC: HERE.

Election Funding Caps

Monday 28 May 2018

The government needlessly rushed through changes to local government electoral funding without consulting with councils, resulting in an unfair and undemocratic bill.

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Light Rail Inquiry

Monday 28 May 2018

The Legislative Council Public Accounts Committee has a formal Inquiry into the CBD and South East Light Rail construction impacts on residents and businesses. The Inquiry will consider financial and amenity impacts, compensation, communication about project delays and financial compensation. Details HERE.

Electoral Funding Bill 2018

(Debate on Bill, Wednesday 23 May 2018, Legislative Assembly, NSW Parliament)

The aim of any electoral funding reform should be to enable a fair and transparent system that: discourages donations in exchange for political influence; prevents rorting; does not place an unnecessary burden on the public purse; and ensures anyone, regardless of wealth or party affiliation can run for office.

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Imperial vs Colonial

Monday 7 May 2018

Parliament’s A Little Night Sitting Tuesday 15 May 5-7pm looks at NSW becoming independent from Britain, with Professor Anne Twomey recounting the struggle between Imperial and Colonial law. Free but bookings essential, information HERE.

2019 Election

Monday 26 March 2018

The next State election is a year away. Do you need to update your enrolment details?

You can update this information online: