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- People before profits
- Improved heath and education services.

Friday, 11 November 2011

Media Alert:Greens vision for low carbon future & a strong TAFE sector

John Kaye
Greens NSW MP John Kaye will be in Grafton on Monday 14 November 2011 to join with Janet Cavanaugh, Greens candidate for the Clarence by-election, to announce the Greens NSW plan to introduce new legislation to push NSW towards a zero carbon future.

Ms Cavanaugh and Dr Kaye will also be commenting on the O'Farrell government's series of attacks on the public provider of vocational education. TAFE is under threat from increased competition with private training providers, higher student fees and cuts to teachers' wages and conditions.

A strong TAFE sector is essential for the future of the state as it faces the challenges of climate change. TAFE creates the skills needed both to develop and implement new technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt to the impacts of unavoidable global warming.

When:   11:30 am, Monday 14 November
Where:  Grafton TAFE, Clarence St entrance, 11 Clarence St, Grafton
Who:     Greens NSW MP John Kaye
              Greens candidate for the Clarence by-election Janet Cavanaugh
              Greg Schubert, Northern Rivers Renewable Energy

Ms Cavanaugh and Dr Kaye are also available for interview or for photo opportunities at other times by arrangement.

For more information:     John Kaye 0407 195 455
                                        Janet Cavanaugh 0429 479 968
                                        Greg Schubert 0403 821 076

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