Macquarie Street Finally Coughs Up for Singleton

NSW Deputy Premier the Hon John Barilaro said his government will return millions of dollars in mining royalties to Singleton Council. He ...Nothing found

Kasparov on Magnitsky

Magnitsky inquiry to hear from Gary Kasparov and Tony Kevin. An inquiry into whether Australia should adopt ‘Magnitsky-style’ laws will hear from human rights ...Nothing found

Is Fitbit a Good Fit for Google?

Google’s purchase of Fitbit raises preliminary competition concerns. The ACCC has today outlined preliminary concerns with Google’s proposed acquisition of Fitbit, stating that Google’s ...Nothing found

Better Comms for Emergencies

New emergency communications site on the Central Coast. The public safety network for emergency services responders has expanded with the completion of a new ...Nothing found

Stockton Erosion Taskforce

Deputy Premier John Barilaro said Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes and a senior City engineer would be on the Stockton Erosion Taskforce. The purpose ...Nothing found

Aged Care Provider Fined $6m

Court orders $6m in penalties against Bupa and compensation for consumers. The Federal Court has ordered that Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty ...Nothing found

Magnitsky Act Inquiry to Hear from Global Experts

Mr Geoffrey Robertson OAM, Queens Counsel and Ms Amal Clooney are among experts to address an inquiry on whether to impose sanctions upon ...Nothing found

Law Council: CovidSafe Better, but…

The public release of the government’s exposure draft Bill underpinning the COVIDSafe app proposes to replace the Determination made under the Biosecurity Act ...Nothing found

Aged Care Residents Tell PM to Back Off

Aged Care Residents Disagree with Prime Minister. Aged care residents of Lifeview homes in Victoria have expressed their disappointment with the Prime ...Nothing found

Renewables Quickest Way to Economic Recovery

By Hao Tan Associate professor, University of Newcastle ~ et alia. The chaos of COVID-19 has now hit global energy ...Nothing found

New Space Telescope in WA

A joint Australia-United States Space Surveillance Telescope at Exmouth on WA’s Coral Coast is under construction. Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal ...Nothing found

Retailers Warned on Petrol Price

Petrol retailers should not use the current pandemic to further increase profits, which the latest ACCC petrol industry report shows have risen in ...Nothing found

Another App to Trust with Your Phone?

The government is working on an app to track our contacts but, first, it will need to pick up its privacy act. By Dr ...Nothing found

NSW Holiday Parks Close

Reflections Holiday Parks Responds to Yesterday’s NSW Public Health Order Now in Place The NSW Minister for ...Nothing found


HMAS Arunta tests missile system after upgrade. Following a 20-month upgrade, Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Arunta has fired its first Evolved Sea Sparrow ...Nothing found

Feedback on Hunter Water Pricing

Hunter Water Draft Prices from 1 July 2020. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) wants feedback on the prices that Hunter ...Nothing found

Jobs as Hornets Prep for US

Workers at RAAF Base Williamtown will service and prepare up to 46 retired F/A-18 Classic Hornet aircraft that will be sold to air combat training ...Nothing found

Humiliating Strip Searches to Continue

NSW Government Response to Ice Inquiry ‘Disappointing.’ The NSW Government has missed an opportunity to reform the state’s response to drugs based ...Nothing found

Rain Had Little Effect on Valley River Flows

In its February 2020 water allocation statement, the NSW Government says that despite recent coastal rainfall and some inflows into the Hunter system, ...Nothing found

NSW Still in Drought

Despite recent rainfall across NSW coastal and inland regions, 99% of the state remains drought-affected. NSW is experiencing the worst drought on ...Nothing found

TAFE Review Must Restore Funding and Courses

NSW Teachers Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos said the union would take the opportunity presented by the TAFE review to highlight the failed privatisation ...Nothing found

New Access Sought to Cessnock Gaol.

Council unites on the access road to the Cessnock Correctional Centre. Cessnock City Council will continue to advocate for residents and ...Nothing found

And Sometimes There’s Open Government

The NSW Government’s central data repository now has over 10,000 data sets available to the public. GovHack 2014 Image ~ Gavin ...Nothing found

PFAS Hearing in Canberra

On Monday 10 February, the PFAS Sub-committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade will hear questions about Government action on ...Nothing found

Port Appoints Regional Advocate

Port of Newcastle appoints Ross Cadell to advocate for Hunter economic diversification. Newcastle local and former NSW Nationals State Director Ross Cadell ...Nothing found

Consumer Data Rights Legislation

Consumers will be able to direct major banks to share their credit and debit card, deposit account and transaction account data with accredited service providers ...Nothing found

Singleton Bushfire Damage Grants

Recovery assistance available for bushfire-affected businesses in Singleton. Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore said small businesses in the Singleton local government area ...Nothing found

Mandatory Dairy Industry Code

The Minister for Agriculture, Senator The Honourable Bridget McKenzie, has announced a mandatory dairy industry code. In October 2016, the ACCC was directed ...Nothing found

Give Passengers More Options ~ IPART

Greater choice for Opal passengers - draft report. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing a range of new options for ...Nothing found

Cheery Reading for Chrissy

NSW cemetery costs and prices under review: interim report. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking feedback on the costs of ...Nothing found

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