The Guardian • NSW

Issue #2014

Flood, fire and famine

The 2022 Eastern Australian floods were one of the nation’s worst recorded flood disasters, destroying large parts of Southeastern Queensland and Northeastern NSW. The flooding...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2048


Elle Be In 2020, a bipartisan effort in New South Wales finally achieved success in the long-standing struggle for the legalisation of abortion. The change...

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Issue #2020

RTBU’S “rolling” actions highlight broken bargaining system

Workers at Sydney Trains and NSW Trains are taking industrial action throughout August over the Government’s refusal to negotiate in good faith. Health and safety,...

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Issue #2039

The right to protest should be law

Human rights and freedom are very popular terms at the moment, and it’s not hard to guess who is accused of violating them in Australian...

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Issue #1988

NSW police block efforts to protect remote Indigenous communities

It has been brought to light that one of NSW’s most senior police officers influenced the state government to reject proposed health measures designed to protect remote Indigenous communities.

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Issue #2006

Teachers’ Federation rally – Sydney

“MORE THAN THANKS”, the message that over 15,000 teachers had for the NSW government and specifically for NSW Premier Dominic Perrotet at Hyde Park on...

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Issue #2028

Bed block

“We are not excelling, we are drowning.” This is the headline of the NSW branch of the Australian Paramedics Association’s (APA) submission to the NSW...

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Issue #1982

Morrison plays favourites with the Commonwealth

A hallmark of conservative rhetoric is to decry that the opposition is being opportunistic and politicising a sensitive situation.

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Issue #2053

Portable bond scheme

The NSW Council of Social Services (NCOSS) “broadly supports” the state government’s Bill in Parliament to better protect renters, but has expressed concern around some...

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Issue #2013

Anti-protest laws affect us all

Earlier this month, NSW police bungled a raid on Blockade Australia activists in the Colo Valley, in Sydney’s north-west. Activists at the remote camp noticed...

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Issue #2014

Workers across New South Wales fight for their rights!

Over the last two weeks, intense industrial action has been taken against the Perrottet government. Having held a mass meeting at Sydney’s Town Hall, The...

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Issue #2045


The NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) welcomed the recent announcement by an increasingly desperate NSW Coalition government in election mode, after it committed to...

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Issue #2048

NSW: Coalition booted out

The message from NSW voters on 25th March was loud and clear. The Perrottet Coalition government took a hit, losing twelve of its 47 seats...

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Issue #2072

NSW budget ‘miserly’ on housing

The 2023 NSW budget is a massive disappointment on housing. The NSW government’s miserly and inadequate approach to the housing crisis has dashed the hopes...

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Mick O'Shea image composite by AWU. Issue #2091

Vale Mick OíShea, shearer, union leader, Dubbo local

It is with deep sorrow and profound respect that the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) announces the passing of Michael Joseph O’Shea, affectionately known as Mick...

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Issue #2046

Illawarra renewable energy zone to deliver long-term work

Maritime workers living and working in the Illawarra are excited by the opportunities and long-term industry development that will come from the declaration by the...

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Issue #2047

“Port Kembla, not Fort Kembla”

Last month the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) Southern NSW Branch Secretary Mick Cross welcomed news that Port Kembla will become a large-scale venue for...

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Demonstration about jail standards. Issue #2086

A small demonstration outside Corrective Services was held

6 February to bring attention to failures of the NSW prison system. There have been been 3 deaths in custody already this year, and the...

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Issue #2048

Inequality deepens

New research shows one million people in NSW are living in poverty. With Western Sydney going backwards while Eastern Sydney is improving, inequality across the...

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Issue #2095


New South Wales has handed down budget cuts to public education. The teachers of that state aren’t happy about it. Here’s why all of us...

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