Caring for our Local Environment

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13 Dec 2021

Liverpool Courthouse To Run On The Sun

Solar panels will be installed on Liverpool Courthouse next year as part of a new program aimed at making the state’s judicial buildings energy efficient. Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General and State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP, said the project will see photovoltaic solar panels installed on the...
18 Nov 2021

New Laws To Crack Down On Shopping Trolleys

Irresponsible supermarket operators would face on-the-spot fines for failing to collect abandoned shopping trolleys from public places under sweeping reforms to NSW’s impounding laws. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock introduced the Public Spaces (Unattended Property) Bill 2021 to Parliament last week to make our valuable public places safer and...
15 Mar 2021

Time Ripe To Plant More Trees In Greater Sydney

Sydney is becoming greener with 500,000 trees planted, edging closer to the Premier’s Priority of planting one million trees by 2022 . The 500,000th tree was planted by Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes today at Bungarribee Park, where the Minister announced the latest $10 million round of...
26 Aug 2020

New Plan To Deliver Conservation Legacy For Western Sydney

A new plan to protect koalas and conserve critical biodiversity assets in growing parts of Western Sydney has been unveiled by the NSW Government today. Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes said the draft plan is one of the largest strategic conservation planning exercises ever in Australia. “The...
17 Feb 2020

Return and Earn Reaches Three Billion Containers

Return and Earn has now soared past 3 billion containers returned state wide, just a month after the second anniversary of the initiative. State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP, said our residents should be commended for their ongoing commitment to reducing litter and contributing locally to the 3 billion...

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