David Shoebridge MP

First the Powerhouse, then the Opera House. What’s next, Gladys?


This week, we saw the people stand against the commercialisation of the Opera House. But one must believe that was a battle, in a war that still rages.

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David Shoebridge MP

David is a Greens MP in the NSW Parliament, serving in the State’s Upper House since September 2010. David is the Greens NSW spokesperson for Forestry, Industrial Relations, Planning and Heritage, Firearms, Justice and Local Government.

Plibersek: I applaud the Coalition’s move to protect DV victims in court, but where is the funding coming from?

I applaud the Coalition for standing up for the victims of DV in court. However, the Legal Aid professionals who will take on the task are already stretched to the limit. They need greater funding. That wasn’t part of their announcement.

Julian Burnside: Every Immigration Minister since 2002 is guilty of human rights abuses

We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.