Anna Patty A new ''one-punch'' law will carry a maximum penalty of 20 years - double the penalty imposed in Western Australia for a similar law.
Anna Patty Labor has supported the state government's move to quash a court-case in which it is a co-defendant, in favour of a company that runs Australia's largest gold mine.
Anna Patty, Anna Patty Plans to expand NSW police powers would encourage officers to arrest people for spurious reasons and to hold them in custody even if they face only financial penalties, legal experts have warned.
Anna Patty Marrickville mayor Jo Haylen has emerged as the front-runner to stand for ALP preselection in the new state seat of Summer Hill after Labor MP Carmel Tebbutt announced she would bow out of politics.
Anna Patty Former deputy premier and current Labor education spokeswoman Carmel Tebbutt is bowing out of politics after 15 years in parliament.
Anna Patty, Kate McClymont Less than three months ago, Resources Minister Chris Hartcher told a budget estimates committee the state government ''respects the independence'' of the courts.
Anna Patty Whistleblower protections would be extended to include disclosures about threats to the environment, public health and safety and scientific misconduct in a proposed law to be considered by the NSW...
Anna Patty Laws will be tightened to protect sexual assault victims from coming face-to-face with their attackers.
Anna Patty Two teenage boys accused of an anti-Semitic bashing in Bondi at midnight on Saturday broke court-ordered curfews over another alleged assault.
Anna Patty Family and community services minister Pru Goward has refused to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into whether she misled parliament over the number of child protection workers.
Anna Patty The NSW government plans to transfer all its disability services to the private sector from next year in preparation for the introduction of the national scheme, DisabilityCare, in 2018.
Anna Patty The future of more than 500 people in Orange who work for Australia's last refrigerator manufacturing plant may be decided on Thursday night (AEST) at a company boardroom in Stockholm.
Anna Patty Nearly one in five children who died last year were from families with a child protection history, according to the NSW Ombudsman's annual child death review.
Anna Patty The government has been told to review its decision to deny access to documents that might reveal plans to privatise Sydney Water treatment plants.
Nicole Hasham, Anna Patty The O'Farrell government has rejected a Labor push to keep coal seam gas activity out of Sydney's water catchments, despite a pre-election pledge to ban the practice.
Anna Patty Life-saving surgery needed by Sydney mother-of-five Nicole Perko and others battling the same cancer will now be performed in an additional hospital.
Anna Patty Premier Barry O’Farrell has ruled out stepping in to help mother of five Nicole Perko get the life-saving surgery she needs, saying his intervention would be unfair and dangerous.
Anna Patty Embattled Family and Community Services Minister Pru Goward has refused to address questions about child protection caseworker numbers, instead turning her attack on the Opposition Leader over his...
Nicole Perko still waiting for life-saving surgery as NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner denies delays are budget related
Anna Patty Health Minister Jillian Skinner has spoken to Nicole Perko, the mother of five waiting for life-saving surgery, and is trying to recruit more hospitals to perform the complex procedure she needs.
Anna Patty The head of the state's child protection agency has admitted his department was incapable of keeping track of caseworker numbers at a time when more than 40,000 children were at serious risk of harm...