Put simply, pork barrelling is where certain electorates are favoured by politicans with cash (grants, infrastructure projects etc) to curry favour. It’s questionable though, how ethical the practice is, given it is essentially a bribe.
Police seven people have been arrested following a six-month investigation into the supply of MDMA and cocaine on the NSW Far North Coast and south-east Queensland.
Green hydrogen has received the backing to get a guaranteed $50 million dollars in funding over the next ten years to help develop the green hydrogen industry in NSW.
Gail Rundle, Mullumbimby The hard closure of the Queensland border is causing heartache and distress for the residents of the Northern Rivers. There is distressing news of people unable get a pass to cross the border – until the media gets... Read More →
NSW Labor is demanding the state government notify more than 50,000 motorists whose licences were exposed through an unsecured cloud storage site.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) statistics and news from the New South Wales and Queensland.
Ten new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the 24 hours to 8pm Saturday night, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 3,672.
All of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory have been declared as hotspots by Queensland’s Chief Health Officer.
Hazardous weather conditions are forecast for the NSW coastline from today, Monday 13 July, and throughout much of the week.
Enhanced border controls to enter Queensland will take place from 12 noon today, Friday, 10 July.
A man travelling from NSW to Queensland has been charge $4,000 after police have alleged that he fraudulently filled out his border declaration.
New South Wales health says as at 8pm Monday 11 May 2020, there have been no additional cases of COVID-19 diagnosed since 8pm 10 May.
After assessing National Cabinet's new framework, the NSW Government will ease the following restrictions from 15 May:
As of midnight last night border restrictions came into force on the NSW and Queensland border.
Government departments across the nation are battening down the hatches in preparation for large numbers of COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients to present themselves at health facilities.
A 90-year-old Ballina woman, who does not qualify for either Victoria’s or the new Western Australian Voluntary Assisted Dying laws, left for Switzerland to fulfil her wish to die with dignity and on her own terms.
The smoke has been settling in the valley like mist in the mornings as fires burn throughout NSW and Queensland.
Do you have kids? Would you like a $100 towards the costs of sports activities this year?
A Greens' sponsored abortion law reform bill is set to be debated from 9.30am this morning in the Upper House of NSW Parliament. If passed on a conscience vote the bill will bring NSW into line with Victoria, ACT, NT and Tasmania.
Greens NSW MP John Kaye has condemned premier Mike Baird's decision to move TAFE out of education and into the industry portfolio.
Australia's health ministers have offered their support to NSW in its bid to get a clinical trial of medicinal cannabis off the ground.
Police say they have found the body of a 51-year-old man at a property near Moree in north west NSW.
Greens NSW spokesperson on mining Jeremy Buckingham said Thursday that leaked internal documents from gas company Santos demonstrate the ‘pervasive and corrosive influence’ lobbyists for the gas industry have on NSW government policy. The internal Santos presentation, detailed in The... Read More →
The NSW Police Force has welcomed the continuing drop in assault offences within licensed premises, particularly in the Kings Cross and Sydney CBD areas, but has also noted the increase in domestic violence. NSW police commissioner Andrew Scipione hailed the... Read More →
The Greens have warmly welcomed supportive comments from NSW premier Mike Baird on the issue of the legalisation of the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The premier has given the green light for Tamworth Nationals MP Kevin Anderson to... Read More →