Wagga-based Nationals MLC Wes Fang has been blocked from asking Parliament to endorse retaining history in the face of calls to change street names like Wagga's Captain Cook Drive.
Mr Fang had sought a motion for the upper house to note that "the history of our nation, whether aspects are seen from a positive or negative perspective, should be retained and acknowledged as a guiding light for future generations".
Greens MLC Abigail Boyd was able to block Mr Fang's motion by objecting to it being added to the order of business on Wednesday morning.
When Mr Fang later mentioned on social media that his motion "to protect history in Wagga" was "blocked by a single Greens member", Ms Boyd responded with three 'Face with Tears of Joy' emojis.
Some Wiradjuri members had called for Captain Cook Drive to be renamed following the Black Lives Matter rally and a debate about colonial monuments.
Statues to Lord Robert Baden-Powell have been targeted in the UK over highly contested claims about his personal beliefs and history.
The notice of motion included an online petition with nearly 200 signatures against changing Wagga's Captain Cook Drive or Lord Baden Powell Drive.
Mr Fang used time in the upper house for private members' business to move his motion, which allows MLC's to "raise issues of concern to their constituents, propose legislation and alternatives to government policies" according to Parliament's rules.
It also mean that his motion could be blocked by just one objection.
Ms Boyd told the Daily Advertiser that she blocked the motion because it appeared that he had not secured the support of his own party and get the issue debated in Parliament.
"Mr Fang attempted to push this motion through as 'formal business', without debate on its merits," she said.
"It would be negligent for the Greens to just wave through contentious motions without any debate.
"If Mr Fang can't convince his own party to allow him the time to debate the motion properly in parliament, that is hardly the Greens' fault."
Mr Fang had also sought to have the upper house condemn "the recent spate of vandalism and destruction of historic statues, plaques and memorials"
He also sought condemnation of the 'cancel-culture' movement and the removal of "artists such as Chris Lilley and television shows such as Little Britain and Fawlty Towers" from online streaming services due to scenes with racist slurs or impersonation of other races via 'blackface' and 'brownface'.
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