Natural disaster declarations extended across northern NSW

Federal Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus and NSW Minister for Emergency Services Michael Gallacher have today announced an additional five Local Government Areas will receive assistance through the Natural Disaster Relief... Read more »

Victor Dominello launched the inaugural Multicultural March festivities

The NSW Government is inviting all of NSW to join in Multicultural March, a month-long celebration of one of the State’s greatest assets – its cultural diversity. Minister for Citizenship and Communities... Read more »

Public warning on travelling Irish conmen

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning the public not to deal with Stephen Joseph O’SULLIVAN (dob 20 March 1982) and Mark Kevin LISTON (dob 19 July 1989) who are trading... Read more »

Helping more people in western Sydney overcome drug and alcohol addiction

Residents of Western Sydney caught in the cycle of drug and alcohol addiction will from today have increased access to treatment and rehabilitation services. Minister for Mental Health and Healthy Lifestyles, Kevin... Read more »

Jobs and investment in Western Sydney

Sydney (Media Release): NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell today officially opened a new 8,020 square metre ICT data centre at Erskine Park in the Western Sydney Employment Hub... Read more »

NSW changes are boosting housing supply

Sydney:  The NSW Government is committed to providing more homes, improving housing affordability and making sure NSW families can live in this great State. “Since the March 2011 election, the NSW Government... Read more »

Australian security to focus on nations

By Max Blenkin, AAP Defence Correspondent – A KEY driver of Australia’s new national security strategy is focusing on the behaviour of other nation states rather than terror groups.  The strategy also... Read more »

Australia Day Message from Minister Victor Dominello

AUSTRALIA DAY Message from the Minister for Citizenship and Communities  Australia Day means many different things to many different people. Whatever we have for lunch on Australia Day, whether it’s a barbequed... Read more »

Pakistani Hazara Community Protest in Sydney – Videos

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Pakistani Hazara Community protests in thousands in Sydney

Sydney (Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan): Members of the Pakistani Hazara Community in particular and Pakistani Community in general gathered, today, at the business centre of Sydney, in thousands, and protested... Read more »

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

SYDNEY (AFP) — Cooler conditions helped firefighters battling blazes across Australia but up to 30 were still out of control, destroying a handful of homes and killing thousands of livestock. After facing... Read more »

Catastrophic danger across parts of NSW

More areas of New South Wales have been given a catastrophic fire danger rating, as high temperatures and winds reach their peak. The northern and eastern Riverina and southern parts of the... Read more »

Gillard visits Tasmania as bushfires burn

Prime Minister Julia Gillard met Tasmanian Fire Service officials battling the state’s devastating bushfires this morning as authorities prepared a convoy to get supplies into the cut-off Tasman Peninsula. Police have done... Read more »

Police say fires may have claimed lives

Bushfires in southern Tasmanian may have claimed a number of lives, police say. There are no confirmed deaths as a result of the bushfires on the Tasman Peninsula, but police and defence... Read more »

Spies blow their cover through the internet

HUNDREDS of former and some present Australian spies have posted information about their employment with intelligence agencies on the internet in what security experts have called ”a gift for foreign espionage”. A... Read more »

Treasurer’s Economic Note

By Wayne Swan, The Treasurer, Federal Government: Australians are an optimistic people. We believe that anyone, no matter where you were born or who your parents are, should be able to make a... Read more »

China slowdown cost Australia billions

The downturn in China’s economy since 2011 has sliced $US2.4 billion ($2.3 billion) off Australia’s economic growth and led to a slide in export income of $US2.6 billion, according to a United... Read more »

Renew your REGO on Your IPhone

Sydney (Media Release): Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has launched a new iPhone app called NSW Rego which allows customers to check their registration details and renew their registration from their phone. ... Read more »

Sydney CBD to grow as a Global City

Sydney’s CBD and surrounding suburbs have new modern controls developed in partnership between the City of Sydney and the State Government which will encourage investment in Australia’s premier international city. “The new... Read more »

Pets are for life, Not just Christmas

Sydney (Media Release): Local Government Minister Don Page reminded people that owning a pet is a serious commitment and urged pet buyers to consider their decision carefully this Christmas season. “If you... Read more »

PTI Fundraising Lunch held in Sydney

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf NSW organised a fundraising lunch in Sydney on 9th of December 2012. Programme was organised in Abbott Park, Chester Hill. More than 350 Pakistanis living in Sydney enjoyed this memorable... Read more »

Australia royal hoax radio station to review procedures

* Hoax call made to hospital treating Prince William’s wife * Nurse who answered call later found dead * Australian presenters taken off air, said to be distressed PERTH/LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters)-... Read more »

Cementa_13 Art Festival

Sydney (By Alex Wisser): We are proud to announce that on February 1, 2013, the town of Kandos NSW (population 1300) will become the capital of contemporary art in Australia. The small... Read more »

Shopkeepers; expect a common-sense approach to Christmas trade

Sydney (Media Release): While there will be no change to Boxing Day trading hours this Christmas, NSW Government inspectors have again been asked to understand some work may be essential to prepare... Read more »