Labour Force figures have been positive


The June Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Labour Force figures have been positive once again, with the second consecutive month of full time jobs growth. Despite an increase in the participation rate, the unemployment rate has remained at 6 per cent. Over 24,500 full time jobs were created in June, offsetting the decline in part time… click for more

Four regulations to have your say on

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe copy

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is encouraging the public and industry to have their say on four regulations the NSW Government is remaking as part of its normal legislative review process. Regulatory impact statements exploring options have been released and are on the Fair Trading website at for the:              Conveyancers Licensing Regulation… click for more

Rail, Trams and Bus Union NSW critical local MPs

Alex Claassens Rail Trams and Bus Union NSW Secretary

Local transport workers have written to local MP Stephen Bromhead calling on him to ensure local public transport facilities and workers are supported in the upcoming State Budget. Among the key asks are funding to upgrade the regional XPT and Xplorer trains, and improved safety protections for workers and commuters, including saliva tasting kits and… click for more

Baby attacked by dog at Campbelltown

Police are investigating after a baby was attacked by the family dog at Campbelltown this morning. NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to the Hoddle Avenue home about 3.30am (Monday 22 June 2015), after the seven-day-old girl was bitten on the face by the family’s Alaskan Malamute. She was taken to Campbelltown Hospital for treatment to… click for more

Woman charged as investigations continue into alleged attempted murder at Mount Druitt

Police have charged a woman over her involvement in an alleged attempted murder in Sydney’s west earlier this year. About 10.45pm on Tuesday 17 March 2015, a 26-year-old man was allegedly shot in the neck at Mount Druitt. The man underwent immediate surgery to his injured spine, lung and spleen. Detectives from Mount Druitt Local… click for more

Nine NSW Police Force officers honoured with Australian Police Medal

Det Insp Mark Henney

Nine members of the NSW Police Force have been awarded the prestigious Australian Police Medal (APM) as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The awards are announced twice annually, on Australia Day and the Queen’s Birthday in June. NSW Police Commissioner, Andrew Scipione, APM, has congratulated the recipients on their nominations and commitment to… click for more