NSW Custody Statistics: Quarterly update June 2020 NSW Prison population declines by 11% in response to the threat of COVID-19

New figures released by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research show a remarkable decline in…

Independent Bushfire Group: Time for radical rethink on bush firefighting

A new coalition of experienced fire experts has called on the NSW Government to make some…

IPART seeks feedback on local council household waste charges

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on its Discussion Paper released today…

Pacific Highway upgrade opens new sections

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit another major milestone with 15 kilometres of…

Be alert for paralysis ticks

North Coast Local Land Services District Veterinarians are reminding owners that now is the time of…

QLD border closure business survey

Business NSW is seeking responses from businesses in the Northern Rivers who are impacted by the…

Government’s new council code of conduct brings even greater transparency

NSW local government’s peak body has welcomed the State Government’s updated Model Code of Conduct for…

Time for Minister Kean to Stump Up.

After finding further logging breaches in Wild Cattle Creek State Forest, NEFA is calling on Environment…

$1m Future Fellowship funding will step up action in reducing antimony contamination

A Southern Cross University scientist, whose research sits at the interface of geochemistry and soil science,…

Public confidence in the New South Wales criminal justice system

A new study by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found that…

Wild Weather a Reminder to Prepare for Floods

As the cleanup from the flash flooding along the NSW coast continues Ian Dinham, President of…

Lismore laboratory set to test, test, test!

With the Queensland/NSW border now open, NSW Health Pathology’s laboratory in Lismore is ready for any…

Fire training to facilitate increased traditional burning in State forests

Representatives from the Bunya, Coffs and Biripi Local Aboriginal Land Councils completed basic fire training with…

A little bit safer for Gulmarrad’s little ones

Children attending Gulmarrad Public School on Brooms Head Road near Maclean are set to receive an…

New tips to protect macadamia production

A new Macadamia Plant Protection Guide 2020-21 is now available to growers and is packed full…

Dates Set for NSW Regional Open Series

Clear your calendar – The NSW Regional Open Series will begin in late August with the…

Paving the way to a better Pacific Highway

Concrete paving has begun on the Pacific Highway upgrade between Glenugie and Wells Crossing, bringing the…

Peak strata body issues fire risk warning

A fire risk warning has been issued for New South Wales residents living in apartments, units…

Financial support remains in place for drought-affected families

The Federal Government is continuing its support for drought-affected farming households. Round 2 of the Drought…

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