Louise Hall and Joel Tozer THE state government has awarded the aged-care tycoon and Labor Party donor Doug Moran contracts to take over two state-owned nursing homes even though his Moran Health Care Group has a history of...
Brian Robins and Louise Hall A SUPREME COURT judge refused a temporary restraining order seeking to block a meeting of Liberal Party preselectors from choosing a candidate for the blue-ribbon seat of Baulkham Hills.
Louise Hall AT LAST the state government has admitted the bill for replacing unflued gas heaters in public schools will be about $7000 per heater or $360 million in total because one-third of NSW schools are...
Louise Hall Sydney's biggest hospital is still struggling to see patients who have ''potentially life-threatening'' conditions on time.
Louise Hall Five new ''beds'' announced by the state government for a busy Sydney emergency department are, in fact, vinyl recliner chairs that do not have any monitoring equipment, oxygen or intravenous drips.
Louise Hall THE state government is considering a statewide ban on smoking in outdoor areas such as alfresco dining areas and children's playgrounds following lobbying by local councils and health groups.
Louise Hall Calls for the medically supervised injecting rooms in Kings Cross to be made permanent have been overshadowed by the death of a man shortly after he used intravenous drugs at the centre.
Louise Hall The parliamentary staff member who commissioned an unauthorised audit of internet use which forced the sudden resignation of a minister last week has herself resigned.
Louise Hall A DAY after the state government pledged to be open and transparent about the performance of the health system, leaked documents show hospitals in Sydney's west have fallen far short of recommended...
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS BIRTH parents who do not want their children to be adopted by a same-sex couple will be able to make their preference known without fear they will breach anti-discrimination laws by doing so.
Louise Hall NSW MP Fred Nile has been told by parliamentary officials that no pornography was viewed using his offical computer login.
Louise Hall A bill to allow same sex adoption in NSW has narrowly passed the first stage of the lower house, with 46 MPs agreeing in-principle to the legislation and 44 opposing it.
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS WITH the opinion polls showing her popularity at a record low, the Premier, Kristina Keneally, and her cabinet decamped yesterday to the central coast, one of the few areas where Labor did well at...
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS A UNITED NATIONS official says he is ''very impressed'' by the medically supervised injecting centre in Kings Cross, which has been operating on a trial basis for almost a decade.
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS MOBILE speed camera vehicles will feature a distinctive orange stripe after the state government bowed to pressure from motorists and the opposition for them to be marked.
Sean Nicholls and Louise Hall THE Premier, Kristina Keneally, has lashed out at her misbehaving MPs and blamed them for a disastrous poll result that revealed the collapse of her once-buoyant satisfaction rating.
Louise Hall THE Premier, Kristina Keneally, says her government will not support a ban on the burqa, the head and body covering worn by some Muslim women, because ''such a ban has no place in multicultural NSW".
Louise Hall A HISTORIC mansion in Darling Point that has housed a renal dialysis unit for almost 30 years is under threat of demolition and the land is set to be sold by the state government.
Louise Hall STATE POLITICS POLITICIANS believe several contentious local issues could be behind a huge fire that destroyed the Liverpool City Council chambers, which police say may have been deliberately lit.
Louise Hall and Ben McClellan PARENTS of children in several Southern Highlands and Blue Mountains schools are furious they have been left off the priority list for removing unflued gas heaters from classrooms.