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Parliamentary committee to investigate Western Harbour Tunnel project

By ALLISON HORE An inquiry into the suitability of the Western Harbour Tunnel project has been launched in the NSW Upper House.  The Public Works Committee, who are responsible for scrutinising public works of the NSW Government, will inquire into and report on the impact of the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link Project. This […]

Eastern suburbs MP backs LGBTQI+ discrimination bill

By ALLISON HORE An Eastern suburbs MP has backed a controversial bill which advocacy groups say would make it easier to discriminate against LGBTQI+ people. A NSW parliamentary committee reported on the findings of their inquiry into a set of “religious freedom protections” proposed by One Nation NSW leader Mark Latham late last month. Member […]

New Developments Over Missing Sydney Activist

NSW Greens MP Sylvia Hale (see this issue’s guest op ed) recently delivered the 10th Annual Juanita Nielsen lecture, posing the question The Greens: mainstream party or minor irritant? Nielsen was an activist, campaigning against high-rise development in Kings Cross. She disappeared in 1975 at the height of a campaign which, “brought scrutiny unwanted by […]

A Bloody Terrigal Day for Rees and all NSW.

The least tainted power-craving member of the NSW's ALP right-wing terrigal clique has risen. HALLELUJAH!! As Planning Minister, Keneally did absolutely nothing to remove the stench left hanging over that portfolio by former Minister for Planning, Development, Long Lunches and Handshakes, Frank Sartor. Hilariously, the NSW State Government is that bereft of talent that Sartor […]