Terry Moriarty is a retired head maths teacher from public schools in Sydney. If it wasn’t for fear of COVID,he would go back to teach in schools if they had a desperate need. “At the moment it seems too risky to me,” he said.

Plan to bring back retired teachers to combat COVID crisis ‘too dangerous’

A proposal by the NSW government to recruit an army of retired teachers and others to address staff shortages when school returns has been attacked,with a few exceptions.

  • byJulie Power andPallavi Singhal
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These students topped the HSC. Where are they now?

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Commercial tenants are being given extended protection as Omicron continues to surge.

Property industry slams ‘radical measure’ of extending commercial rent protection

The property industry has criticised the NSW government for extending protections for commercial tenants during the Omicron outbreak,saying the intervention hurts landlords.

  • byJennifer Duke
The $1 billion-plus plan to raise the dam’s wall by 14 metres has proven controversial,with opponents arguing it would potentially impact the world heritage listed Blue Mountains.

Global heritage body and floodplain councils slam Warragamba Dam proposal

The $1 billion-plus plan to raise the dam’s wall by 14 metres has proven controversial as opponents argue it could affect the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains.

  • byCameron Gooley,Laura Chung andBillie Eder

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