CWA of NSW members Bega-bound for week of debate around future policy direction

Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW members from around the state will come together in Bega…

Maritime blitz reveals lifejacket use remains an issue on NSW waterways

Last weekend’s statewide waterway safety blitz, Operation Afloat and Alert, resulted in 57 fines for boaters and…

Call for the Funeral Industry to be more Transparent about Prices

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has found that the funeral industry currently doesn’t provide…

New rules for short term accommodation rips control off council

New short-term rental accommodation rules announced last week not only fall far short of addressing local…

Regional councils get financial support for digitising planning process

Regional councils get financial support for digitising planning process. Regional councils across the State will have…

Scones back on the menu as CWA of NSW counts down to Royal Easter Show’s return

It was a bitter pill to swallow for hundreds of CWA of NSW Tea Room volunteers…

Inquiry calls for council grants overhaul

It is time to clean up council grant funding to make it predictable, transparent, fair, and…

Review of the rate peg to include population growth

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is reviewing the current system for setting local government…

Learning to drive in rural and regional NSW

How can we ensure people in rural and regional NSW are able to get a driver…

Rate relief for local land services customers

Landholders across NSW will receive welcome news in their mailboxes over the coming weeks, with their…

Debris flow from extreme weather event a risk to boaters even outside flood zones

Fast moving and potentially deadly debris is flowing through large areas of the NSW river systems,…

Super fairness for elected councillors

Local government is today celebrating the proposed introduction of superannuation for mayors and councillors from 2022…

Changes to river flows are having a ‘damming’ impact on platypuses

Some large dams are having a serious impact on downstream platypus populations, an extensive three-year study…

Mice numbers continue to explode – Winter crop at risk

NSW Farmers is seeking urgent action from the NSW Government to support farmers and rural communities…

Crab population to improve with recreational size limit changes

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries has announced changes to recreational Blue Swimmer Crab size…

Strata owners urged to do their homework first to avoid solar installation problems

Apartment, unit, and townhouse owners are being urged to do their homework first and not rush…

New survey confirms drop in taxi and rideshare use

IPART’s annual transport survey has shown a significant fall in the use of taxis and ride…

Protections for Kosciuszko National Park stripped away for Snowy 2.0

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has expressed outrage that the NSW Government plans to…

NSW RIDERS PUT PEDAL TO THE METAL AS SALES IN E-BIKES ACCELERATE

Demand for E-bikes has soared with new figures revealing almost double the number of sales as…

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