Readers offer up ideas on how to fix the country’s housing problems, with many suggesting it’s time to put a lid on population and urban sprawl.
People like Emma Warren are at breaking point, according to a new survey of people who are hit the hardest by rising cost of living.
- by Max Maddison
The Meriton founder has questioned giving state-owned corporation Landcom a direct role in building homes, as the opposition demands Premier Chris Minns rule out redeveloping Macquarie Hospital.
- by Michael Koziol
The NSW government’s plans to ban gay conversion practices will be extended to include making it illegal to change or suppress a person identifying as trans or gender diverse.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Transport Minister Jo Haylen has refused to say whether former Labor staffer Josh Murray was recommended to be the state’s new Transport Secretary by a hiring panel.
- by Michael McGowan
There is not much greater obscenity than the announcement of a $10 billion profit by an Australian bank, followed by the news that its executives have seen their pay packets soar.
Government documents have identified more than 3000 pieces of public land that can be used for new housing.
- by Michael McGowan and Anthony Segaert
Premier Chris Minns has denied claims by the NSW Teachers Federation that his government walked away from a pay agreement.
- by Michael McGowan
The authors of a report Chris Minns once hailed as a “blueprint” for fixing teacher salaries have accused Labor of undermining attempts to fix teacher shortages.
- by Michael McGowan and Lucy Carroll
Premier Chris Minns’ key election promise to scrap the public service wage cap has come back to bite him with unions rejecting his government’s pay offer as little more than a variation on the Coalition’s controversial wages cap and an insulting breach of trust.
- The Herald's View
The most senior union official in NSW is “deeply disappointed and frustrated” after pay negotiations between the NSW government and Teacher’s Federation stalled last week.
- by Michael McGowan and Max Maddison