New behaviour adviser to work across all schools as student conduct worsens

New behaviour adviser to work across all schools as student conduct worsens

The NSW government will appoint a specialist adviser to help all schools navigate increasingly difficult student behaviour.

  • byAlexandra Smith

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New polling gives Coalition underdog status before the NSW election
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New polling gives Coalition underdog status before the NSW election

As the Coalition heads towards March,when it will ask voters to re-elect it for a total of 16 years in power,there is a gulf between the government and Labor.

  • byAlexandra Smith
NSW Labor secures election-winning lead as voters abandon the Coalition
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NSW Labor secures election-winning lead as voters abandon the Coalition

With the state election due in six months,Labor’s primary vote has hit 43 per cent,which,if replicated on March 25,would put Labor in majority government.

  • byAlexandra Smith
Minns issues ultimatum to Mihailuk - stop attacking colleagues or be demoted
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Minns issues ultimatum to Mihailuk - stop attacking colleagues or be demoted

NSW Labor frontbencher Tania Mihailuk has been warned that her frontbench position is under threat if she continues to use parliamentary privilege to attack party colleagues.

  • byAlexandra Smith andKate McClymont
NSW public sector workers to get 20 days’ paid domestic violence leave
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NSW public sector workers to get 20 days’ paid domestic violence leave

The state government will double the number of days of paid family and domestic violence leave for hundreds of thousands of employees,including temporary and casual staff.

  • byAlexandra Smith
Late-night internal attack derails Labor preselection

Late-night internal attack derails Labor preselection

NSW Labor frontbencher Tania Mihailuk has set out to derail the party’s upper house ticket in an extraordinary speech in parliament.

  • byAlexandra Smith,Kate McClymont andTom Rabe
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Labor preselection turf war hands Perrottet a political gift
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Labor preselection turf war hands Perrottet a political gift

After almost 12 years of trying to shake its dark past,NSW Labor has allowed a Bankstown preselection political turf war to breathe new life into it.

  • byAlexandra Smith
NSW Labor frontbencher delivers extraordinary attack on one of her own

NSW Labor frontbencher delivers extraordinary attack on one of her own

Tania Mihailuk has set out to derail the party’s upper house ticket by delivering a scathing speech in the house about the mayor of Bankstown.

  • byAlexandra Smith
Kean urges Albanese government to fast-track childcare subsidy changes
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Kean urges Albanese government to fast-track childcare subsidy changes

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean made the plea as he prepares to establish a $5 billion childcare and economic opportunity fund.

  • byAlexandra Smith
Labor abandons nurse-to-patient ratios in favour of safe staffing levels

Labor abandons nurse-to-patient ratios in favour of safe staffing levels

Emergency departments will be the priority as NSW Labor’s abandons its long-held support for mandated nurse-to-patient ratios.

  • byAlexandra Smith
Lyn’s law:NSW to follow other states with ‘no body,no parole’ laws

Lyn’s law:NSW to follow other states with ‘no body,no parole’ laws

The NSW government will move to strengthen laws around parole for convicted murders who do not reveal the location of the remains their victim.

  • byAlexandra Smith andLucy Cormack