New South Wales politics

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New affirmative consent campaign tackles issue head-on, experts say
‘Make No Doubt’ videos aim to provide young people with tools to give and ask for consent, launched one week before NSW law change

Tamsin Rose

25, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Delayed response to drug use report due to ‘competing views’, NSW premier says
Dominic Perrottet insists government will respond shortly to the ‘complicated issues’ raised by 2018 inquiry into ice addiction

Michael McGowan

24, May, 2022 @9:03 AM

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‘Can’t sit in the too-hard basket’: premiers push Anthony Albanese to overhaul health system
Dominic Perrottet says NSW will join other states in pushing for reform, while Daniel Andrews wants 50-50 split on hospital funding

Michael McGowan and Adeshola Ore

24, May, 2022 @7:28 AM

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NSW considers making flu vaccine free as ambulance demand reaches unprecedented levels
Rapid rise in cases prompts some pathology providers to include influenza tests as part of Covid PCR tests

Tamsin Rose

24, May, 2022 @5:11 AM

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‘Complete lack of political courage’: as NSW drugs war rages, expert renews decriminalisation push
Exclusive: More than two years after his landmark report into NSW drug use, Prof Dan Howard says lack of response ‘really disheartening’

Michael McGowan

23, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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NSW government told it cannot dock pay of MP charged with sexual abuse
Former minister Gareth Ward, who has professed his innocence, has already been suspended from parliament

Michael McGowan

23, May, 2022 @5:58 AM

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NSW government underspent on PPE and mental health, audit of $7.5bn Covid spending finds
Auditor general says state agencies forked out close to $200m on faulty imported masks and ventilators

Tamsin Rose

20, May, 2022 @9:23 AM

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New arts hub opens in heritage building in Sydney’s Macquarie Street
RGB Creative space brings together a dozen cultural organisations in bid to revive sector and entice people into city after Covid lockdowns

Tamsin Rose

20, May, 2022 @4:39 AM

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Safe federal seat of Fowler turned battleground: Kristina Keneally and the mystery polling
News Corp reports that polling shows independent Dai Le could win, but Keneally seems relaxed

Anne Davies

20, May, 2022 @2:21 AM

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Assisted dying advocates shift focus to Australian government’s territory ban
After NSW became the last state to pass euthanasia laws, advocates say they will fight to overturn ban preventing ACT and NT from passing their own laws

Michael McGowan

19, May, 2022 @9:28 AM

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NSW passes voluntary assisted dying laws after marathon upper house debate
State becomes the last in Australia to allow euthanasia for people suffering from terminal illnesses

Michael McGowan and Tamsin Rose

19, May, 2022 @3:02 AM

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Midnight sitting of NSW upper house fails to resolve debate over assisted dying bill
Amendments made during marathon 12-hour sitting mean bill must return to lower house before becoming law

Michael McGowan

18, May, 2022 @8:18 PM

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