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.
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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 →
The Greens NSW yesterday launched their Bill to protect certified medical users of cannabis from criminal prosecution. The Drug Legislation Amendment (Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes) Bill 2014 implements the unanimous findings of last year’s cross-party Upper House inquiry... Read More →
The NSW government has capitulated to anti-wind farm fringe groups by re-opening the development application process for previously approved wind farm projects, according to environment activist organisation Friends of the Earth. NSW Planning and Infrastructure Minister Brad Hazzard has directed... Read More →
Police will perform 25 random breath tests every minute during a state-wide operation that started early this morning.
Local netballers will soon head to Sydney for the 2013 Netball NSW State Age Championships. Ballina Netball Association will field four teams in Divisions Two and Three and the Brunswick Byron Netball Association will field two teams in Division Four... Read More →
Local troubadour and musical activist Luke Vassella is well known on the NSW north coast and beyond as a warm, personable, professional and inspirational performer. Luke has become a legendary figurehead in the anti-CSG mining movement. He has performed... Read More →