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'Families are losing their sons and daughters': The young people most at risk

'Families are losing their sons and daughters': The young people most at risk

In one of the Nationals' most under-threat seats, John Barilaro outlined his biggest concerns for country NSW.

  • by Alexandra Smith

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Collateral damage too brutal from NSW shark nets
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Collateral damage too brutal from NSW shark nets

The government seems to think that killing dolphins, turtles and rays is fine. But catching a whale? That’s a totally different story.

  • by Jordan Sosnowski
New seat, new face: Aunty Norma steps up in battle for Newtown
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New seat, new face: Aunty Norma steps up in battle for Newtown

The Labor Party has picked an Indigenous woman who has been living in a halfway house to take on Greens MP Jenny Leong at the state election in March.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Music teacher charged with abuse of girl, 6

Music teacher charged with abuse of girl, 6

A Sydney music teacher has been charged with the indecent assault of a six-year-old girl.

In budget season, there's one issue that we can't ignore
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In budget season, there's one issue that we can't ignore

For me, this budget season has had an unexpected theme: the long-term future.

  • by Matt Wade
Every meeting - and vote - critical for Liberal pre-selection in Hughes
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Every meeting - and vote - critical for Liberal pre-selection in Hughes

The numbers are said to be tight. An AGM to be held next week appears to have been strategically timed to deter some from attending.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
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'Monumental misstep': Labor MPs shocked at Foley's comments
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'Monumental misstep': Labor MPs shocked at Foley's comments

The Opposition leader made a "monumental misstep", leaving some of his loyal MPs furious.

  • by Alexandra Smith
The two words that could haunt Luke Foley forever
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The two words that could haunt Luke Foley forever

Luke Foley handed the government a gift that will haunt him as leader. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
NSW Upper House passes abortion exclusion zones bill
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NSW Upper House passes abortion exclusion zones bill

Exclusion zones around abortion clinics are one step closer to becoming law, after the NSW Upper House passed a bill to create 150m "safe access zones".

  • by Lisa Visentin
Landmark NDIS funding agreement for NSW
State Parliament

Landmark NDIS funding agreement for NSW

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have reached a "landmark" agreement to secure the rollout of the NDIS in NSW.

  • by Lisa Visentin
'Incompetence, carelessness': Bizarre outcome as electoral funding laws changed
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'Incompetence, carelessness': Bizarre outcome as electoral funding laws changed

The law means that in Walcha, candidates will be able to spend $50 per voter. In the City of Sydney, it would be 25 cents per voter.

  • by Jacob Saulwick