NSW Labor

young people jailed

New South Wales Labor's harsh new bail laws have been widely opposed by First Nations, legal and community groups who say they will cause 'unspeakable damage', reports Pip Hinman.

Keep local in council protest outside NSW Parliament

Community representatives from across the state demanded NSW Labor stick to its policy, and promises, to help forcibly merged councils wishing to deamalgamate to do so. Pip Hinman reports.

The number of asbestos-polluted sites grows by the day, people should be asking why the EPA has failed to act for a decade. Peter Boyle reports.

Community group REDWatch asked a couple of government departments to give residents a briefing on rezoning plans, which would eliminate public housing. Andrew Chuter reports.

Young forest activists

The problems with native forest logging go beyond the unviable economics: the injustice of the destruction of First Nations country and the levelling of crucial habitat for koalas are some more. Leo Earle reports. 

The Demerge NSW Alliance is asking Labor to amend the Local Government Act to give residents in forcibly merged councils more say. Pip Hinman spoke to Brian Halstead from Save Our Councils and DNA about why the changes are important.

Chris Minns (left) and Dominic Perrottet superimposed over a failed report card

Labor’s small target strategy offers little to people and further shrinks the already thin political differences between the major parties, argues Peter Boyle.

Residents concerned about local democracy from as far as Bombala and the Central Coast as well as Pittwater lobbied NSW Labor delegates to keep councils local. Video and report by Peter Boyle.

Nurses taking action at Westmead Hospital on September 1.

New South Wales Labor decided in May that it no longer supports its 2015 and 2019 policy for mandated nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals. Niko Leka reports.

The NSW government enacted new anti-protest laws with Labor's support, but it is having difficulty getting its new anti-union laws through. Jim McIlroy reports.

The NSW Coalition, with the support of NSW Labor and the conservative crossbench, have enacted laws that effectively ban direct actions. Abigail Boyd describes the anti-democratic push to pass these draconian new laws.

Former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley was forced to resign on November 7 after ABC journalist Ashleigh Raper alleged that he put his hand inside her dress and into her underpants without her consent at a 2016 Christmas party.