NSW government pulls forestry bill after it threatened to reignite ‘koala wars’ rift

NSW government pulls forestry bill after it threatened to reignite ‘koala wars’ rift

The NSW government has abandoned a contentious piece of legislation in the final sitting period of this year, after it threatened to reignite a fight over koala protections within the state Coalition. Key points: The bill was abandoned after a Nationals MP said he would cross the floor to oppose it It aims to change laws … Read more

LIVE: NSW authorities provide a flood update as residents told to evacuate | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: NSW authorities provide a flood update as residents told to evacuate | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: NSW authorities provide a flood update as residents told to evacuate | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) PM worried for NSW men washed away in ute  Mandurah Mail Desperate search for missing Sydney fathers swept away in floodwaters  Sydney Morning Herald Flash flooding in Cootamundra and other NSW towns leaves trail of destruction and huge clean-up task  ABC … Read more

Australian Institute of Architects lashes NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet for ‘unwarranted attack’ over Barangaroo

Australian Institute of Architects lashes NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet for ‘unwarranted attack’ over Barangaroo

The Australian Institute of Architects has demanded an apology from the NSW premier over his “distasteful” comments in relation to development at Sydney’s Barangaroo precinct. Last week, Premier Dominic Perrottet held a joint press conference with former prime minister Paul Keating to announce height and floor space limits for the last remaining developments in the … Read more

ADF called in ahead of more expected major flooding in NSW as BOM forecasts ‘intense’ storms

ADF called in ahead of more expected major flooding in NSW as BOM forecasts ‘intense’ storms

More people are being ordered to leave their homes on the Murray River in southern NSW this evening as floodwaters continue to rise.  Key points: There are 73 flood warnings in place across NSW The rising Murray River could lead to thousands being evacuated from the Moama area The BOM says potentially dangerous thunderstorms are forecast this week … Read more

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean now supports plan to raise Warragamba Dam, after opposing the project

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean now supports plan to raise Warragamba Dam, after opposing the project

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean says he now supports a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, having previously spoken against the move when serving as environment minister. Key points: Mr Kean says the plan puts “people before plants” In 2019, as environment minister, he said the project was economically unviable The Treasurer says he is still a … Read more

Hundreds of Australian leaders attend the national memorial service in Canberra in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds of Australian leaders attend the national memorial service in Canberra in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds of Australian leaders, past and present, attended the national memorial service at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. A one-off public holiday is being held for the National Day of Mourning across all states and territories to mark the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese … Read more

Hundreds of Australian leaders attend the national memorial service in Canberra in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds of Australian leaders attend the national memorial service in Canberra in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Hundreds of Australian leaders, past and present, attended the national memorial service at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. A one-off public holiday is being held for the National Day of Mourning across all states and territories to mark the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese … Read more

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet threatens to rip up agreement if transport union goes ahead with plans to turn off Opal machines

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet threatens to rip up agreement if transport union goes ahead with plans to turn off Opal machines

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has threatened to rip up an enterprise agreement if the transport union goes ahead with plans to make Sydney trains free. The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) is planning to turn off Opal machines “indefinitely” as part of its continuous protest against the NSW government. But the ongoing … Read more

COVID-19 mask mandate on NSW public transport to be scrapped from September 21

COVID-19 mask mandate on NSW public transport to be scrapped from September 21

One of the last COVID-19 restrictions still being enforced in NSW will be scrapped this week, with masks no longer required on public transport from Wednesday. Key points: Mask mandate on trains, trams and buses will end on September 21 NSW will join South Australia in scrapping the rule this week Transport Minister David Elliott welcomed the … Read more

Major flood warnings in place for rivers in western NSW | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Major flood warnings in place for rivers in western NSW | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Major flood warnings in place for rivers in western NSW | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Bureau of Meteorology issues flood warnings issued across NSW and northern Victoria  7NEWS SES warning for western NSW flood affected areas  Sky News Australia NSW SES Evacuation ORDER – Western Plains Tourist Park 01  NSW SES View Full coverage on Google News