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Speech: Ian Macdonald and NSW Labor

Lee Rhiannon 14 May 2013

Adjournment debate, Tuesday 14 May 2013

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (21:06): On 4 February 2009 journalist Alex Mitchell wrote:

NSW Primary Industries Minister Ian Macdonald is standing by the poker machine waiting to pull a jackpot for the coal mining industry. But who will get the prizes?

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Community rallies to save Old Boot Factory at Bondi Junction

GreensMPs 29 Apr 2013

WHAT: Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon, NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge and Waverley Greens Councillor Dominic Wy Kanak will speak at a community rally to save the last free standing heritage building in Bondi Junction, the Old Boot Factory, from demolition by Waverley Council. The Council is due to vote on a demolition motion tonight.

WHERE: Outside Waverley Council Chambers, Corner of Bondi Road and Paul Street, Bondi Junction

WHEN: 5:30pm, TODAY 29 April 2013

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Govt must move fast to recognise local govt though election referendum

Lee Rhiannon 2 Apr 2013

Federal Labor is getting dangerously close to missing the deadline to hold a referendum on local government constitutional recognition to coincide with the September election, said Greens local government spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon, following reports today of NSW councils in dire need of secure federal funding to fix neglected bridges (SMH today, 'Councils go cap in hand to O'Farrell, Gillard for quick fix on decaying infrastructure

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