Robert Borsak says Independent MP Helen Dalton should be ‘clocked’ after heated debate in NSW Parliament

Robert Borsak says Independent MP Helen Dalton should be ‘clocked’ after heated debate in NSW Parliament

NSW upper house MP Robert Borsak has been accused of “bullying” after saying a female Independent MP should have been “clocked”. Key points: Robert Borsak suggested the Legislative Council chair should have “clocked” Independent MP Helen Dalton He would not respond to the ABC’s requests for comment Ms Dalton said she tried to make a complaint … Read more

Floodwaters slow to recede in NSW as weather bureau warns of more rain on the way

Floodwaters slow to recede in NSW as weather bureau warns of more rain on the way

More rain is on the way in New South Wales this week, as the sodden land struggles to catch a break during the latest La Niña season. Key points: Prolonged flooding continues in western and southern NSW, with warnings still current in some areas Isolated rainfalls of more than 50mm are possible in parts of the state … Read more

Broken Hill National Party members resign days after state election preselection

Broken Hill National Party members resign days after state election preselection

Broken Hill City councillor Dave Gallagher has resigned from the National Party less than a week after being preselected as its Barwon candidate for the 2023 state election. Key points: The preselected candidate for Nationals seat in Barwon has resigned A majority of members from the Broken Hill branch for the National Party have also resigned … 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

Varroa mite detection forces the destruction of research hives in NSW’s Hunter region

Varroa mite detection forces the destruction of research hives in NSW’s Hunter region

Researchers have been forced to euthanase 250 of their breeding and production bee colonies after a varroa mite incursion near a facility in NSW’s Hunter region. Key points: Researchers were able to save 48 high value queen bees from euthanasia The destruction of research colonies is considered a setback for apiarists nationwide Permits are available for … Read more

Former investment NSW boss Amy Brown sacked in wake of John Barilaro job saga

Former investment NSW boss Amy Brown sacked in wake of John Barilaro job saga

The NSW bureaucrat at the centre of the controversial appointment of John Barilaro to a US trade role has been sacked. Key points: A review found Amy Brown failed to adhere to the Code of Ethics when appointing former deputy premier John Barilaro to a trade job earlier this year  The secretary for the Department of … Read more

South Coast man William Ruming sentenced to community service for possessing child abuse material

South Coast man William Ruming sentenced to community service for possessing child abuse material

A South Coast NSW man who pleaded guilty to possessing child abuse material after his wife found screenshots of explicit messages and images involving young girls on his phone has avoided jail time. Key points: William Ruming has been ordered to complete 200 hours of community service after pleading guilty to possessing child abuse material He … Read more

Former investment NSW boss Amy Brown leaves public sector in wake of John Barilaro job saga

Former investment NSW boss Amy Brown sacked in wake of John Barilaro job saga

The NSW bureaucrat at the centre of the controversial appointment of John Barilaro to a US trade role is leaving the public sector. Key points: Amy Brown announced on her LinkedIn she was moving to the private sector A review found Ms Brown failed to adhere to the Code of Ethics when appointing former deputy … Read more

Wendie-Sue Dent again sentenced to 25 years’ jail for murder of partner David Lawrence

Wendie-Sue Dent again sentenced to 25 years’ jail for murder of partner David Lawrence

A woman who killed her partner with a cocktail of prescription drugs to take his home and money has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the second time. Key points: Wendie-Sue Dent was found guilty in June of murdering her partner, after a retrial She has been sentenced to at least 25 years’ jail She received … 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