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.
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.
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.
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.
In the lead up to the September 9 election for the forcibly amalgamated Inner West Council, Labor candidates are feeling the pressure of strong community opposition to the multi-billion-dollar WestConnex motorway tunnel.
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