Greens New South Wales

The Greens New South Wales, commonly known as Greens NSW, is a green political party in New South Wales and a member of the Australian Greens. First formed in 1991, the Greens NSW began as a state-level party before joining with other green parties in Australia to create the current federated structure.[4]

New South Wales Greens
LeaderNo leader
Founded1991; 31 years ago (1991)
HeadquartersSuite D, Level 1/275 Broadway
Glebe NSW 2037[1]
Membership (2019) 3,695[2]
IdeologyGreen politics
Libertarian socialism[3]
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationAustralian Greens
Legislative Assembly
3 / 93
Legislative Council
3 / 42
2 / 12
(NSW seats)
Local government
58 / 1,480

The Greens NSW continue to be separate to the other state and territory Greens parties in several regards. The Greens NSW tend to be more left-wing in their political positions in comparison to the other state parties,[5] and continues to maintain the original Greens policy of not having a single parliamentary leader, instead being based on principles of collective leadership.[6]

The party currently sits on the crossbench in the New South Wales Parliament, and has representation federally in the Senate.

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