Premier Mike Baird has raised the prospect that NSW could legislate to extend the period terrorism suspects are held without charge to up to 28 days after the federal attorney-general George Brandis effectively rejected a push for a change to Commonwealth laws.
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Jacob Saulwick, Melanie Kembrey Planning the redevelopment of the corridor from Parramatta to Olympic Park should go to a new Sydney-wide body, says Labor leader Luke Foley.
Mark Kenny Trade Minister Andrew Robb has responded favourably to compromise proposals from the Labor opposition which would lift minimum wages of imported workers, strengthen qualification requirements of imported trades people, and strengthen labour market testing before foreign workers could be hired. Mr Robb and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will now negotiate with Labor on the proposals after Labor MPs signed off on the approach on Tuesday.
Sean Nicholls Liberal Party fund-raiser John Hart has told colleagues he is contemplating running for preselection in the seat of North Sydney amid expectations that former treasurer Joe Hockey will announce his departure date from the federal Parliament within a fortnight, sparking a byelection before the end of the year.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent Self-regulation of sports odds in live broadcasts has failed to quell community concern and a review of online gambling laws should be expanded to include gambling advertising rules.
Ben Schneiders A serious cloud hangs over Bill Shorten's record as a union leader. He ran a union that took $300,000 from an employer in disguised payments based on fraudulent invoices as part of a deal that hugely benefited that employer.
Stephanie Gardiner With the death of his father playing on his mind, and thoughts of his grieving mother, James Longworth said he was at the "weakest point" in his life when he punched a bouncer outside a Sydney bar.
Michael Bachelard, Matthew Knott and Henrietta Cook A Fairfax investigation exposed a dodgy vocational college, which will now lose its registration
Matt O'Sullivan About 200,000 seniors are yet to shift over to Opal cards, just over two months from the end of the sale of most paper public transport tickets in NSW.