Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Stronger environment laws passed to plug loopholes which let criminals, polluters go scotfree

Landmark reforms to better protect the environment, prevent contamination and illegal dumping have passed NSW Parliament overnight. NSW Environment Minister James Griffin said the Environment Legislation...

Police personnel to be better protected by Mandatory Disease Testing Bill

Police will be better protected following assaults after the Mandatory Disease Testing Bill 2020 was passed through both houses of NSW Parliament. A Mandatory Testing...

NSW Parliament House to reopen to public from Nov 29

NSW Parliament House will reopen to the public from Monday 29 November with school and public tours, a powerful photojournalism exhibition and dining experiences...

Child Safe Scheme to monitor safety standards in organisations

There will be greater consistency in how organisations protect children under new laws passed in NSW Parliament implementing the Child Safe Scheme, a key...

NEW LAWS STRENGTHEN SAFEGUARDS AGAINST SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

Laws to protect young people from being sexually exploited by adults who hold positions of authority over them were passed by NSW Parliament last...

NSW Parliament passes reform boosting protection for counsellors & support for victims

Counsellors as well as friends or family of adults who disclose sexual and domestic violence will no longer face prosecution for respecting a victim’s...

NSW Domestic Violence Death Review Team report recommendations accepted by govt

A suite of domestic violence recommendations has been accepted by the NSW Government today, as its review of coercive control laws continues. Attorney General and...

Gladys Berejiklian resigns as NSW premier

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced her resignation today after the state’s corruption watchdog said it was investigating her. “It pains me to announce that I...
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Akali leader Bikram Majithia gets bail in drugs case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday granted regular bail to senior Akali leader and former minister Bikram Singh Majithia in a drugs-related...
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Widespread rain to return in NSW, Victoria this week

New South Wales and Victoria are being told to brace for a multi-day rain event, as a cold front and low pressure system sweep across the nation. It comes after...

Holden recalls almost 14,000 Commodores over brake defect

General Motors has recalled almost 14,000 Holden ZB Commodores due to fears the vehicle's brake booster could fail. A recall notice for the European-sourced machine...

Man accused of stabbing Sydney woman was best man at her wedding

The man accused of allegedly stabbing a woman at the doorstep of her Sydney home was her husband's best man at their wedding. Police said Helen Coulston, 45,...