NSW Greens want review of NPWS shake-up

The state Greens are demanding a parliamentary inquiry into the restructuring of NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi, who gave notice of the inquiry to state parliament on Thursday, said the restructure of the NPWS was "thinning out staff" and threatened to undermine the state's tourism industry.

"Quite simply these cuts will mean fewer rangers, closed tracks, less maintenance of visitor facilities and encroaching invasive species," Dr Faruqi said in a statement.

Labor MP Penny Sharpe, who earlier this week criticised the government for making cuts to parks and wildlife, said her party would support the Greens' motion.

But given the numbers in the parliament's upper house, it's unlikely to get up.

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