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14,660 Speed infringements , 777 drink driving charges recorded as Operation Safe Arrival enters day 13

By at December 28, 2017 | 11:01 pm | 0 Comment

14,660 Speed infringements , 777 drink driving charges recorded as Operation Safe Arrival enters day 13

Stupid and dangerous decisions by drivers who are already disqualified from driving, or who drive at reckless speeds or drunk behind the wheel, continue to put innocent people in danger, as Operation Safe Arrival continues. Throughout Operation Safe Arrival, police will continue to target drivers, who  are at a high-risk of causing more carnage during a period that has more...

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School playgrounds open during the holidays

By at December 28, 2017 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

School playgrounds open during the holidays

A trial program will give communities access to public school playgrounds during the summer holidays. The Come Play Summer Pilot program will open the gates of 42 public school playgrounds in NSW to allow recreational and play space to be used, including ovals and sports courts. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm more...

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NSW best place to get a job

By at December 26, 2017 | 12:38 am | 0 Comment

NSW best place to get a job

NSW has recorded the lowest unemployment rate in the country for a 30th straight month in November 2017. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the NSW unemployment rate remains at 4.6 per cent, the lowest rate since April 2008. NSW has added 188,100 full-time jobs since the last election, 75 per more...

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Mums showed their creative side at SSIA’s twilight market

By at December 24, 2017 | 10:41 pm | 0 Comment

Mums showed their creative side at SSIA’s twilight market

South Sydney Indian Association (SSIA) held a special twilight market at Mortdale Community Center on December 10, 2017 with gifts galore and food. An initiative by SSIA, the market was a true showcase of the other side of mum entrepreneurs, who despite their busy life and commitments are focused to achieve their dream through their creativity. As the festive season more...

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Operation Safe Arrival: Unlicensed, disqualified drivers and pursuits keep police busy on Day 6

By at December 21, 2017 | 4:57 pm | 0 Comment

Operation Safe Arrival: Unlicensed, disqualified drivers and pursuits keep police busy on Day 6

Police across the state have been kept busy on Day 6 of Operation Safe Arrival as drivers continue to put themselves and other road users at risk. Double demerit points kick-in tomorrow (00.01am Friday 22 December 2017) and will remain in force until Midnight on New Year’s Day (11.59pm). Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy, of the Traffic & Highway Patrol more...

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Booze responsibly, as alcohol is set for price hike

By at December 21, 2017 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

Booze responsibly, as alcohol is set for price hike

The Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance (ATA), a non-partisan grassroots advocacy body representing the interests of Australian taxpayers, condemned measures stipulated in the draft National Alcohol Strategy which will see responsible consumers hit with whopping price hikes on their favourite beverages. “Australians already pay some of the highest alcohol taxes in the more...

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2018 Premier’s Harmony Dinner nominations open

By at December 19, 2017 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

2018 Premier’s Harmony Dinner nominations open

Members of the community who strive to maintain harmony and peace in NSW are being encouraged to nominate for the 2018 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today announced the opening of the nomination process for the Medals and Multicultural Honour Roll. “I want to encourage people to nominate the multicultural more...

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‘March Against Domestic Violence’ held in Glenwood

By at December 19, 2017 | 10:16 pm | 0 Comment

‘March Against Domestic Violence’ held  in Glenwood

Harman Foundation hosted the ‘March against Domestic Violence’ at Alwyn Lindfield Reserve in Glenwood on December 17, 2017. The event was held to remember Harjit Kaur, who was stabbed by her husband in her Glenwood home in March of this year and Parminder Kaur, 32, who died after being doused in petrol and set alight in front of her Rouse Hill home in 2013. These more...

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Do you know the top ten dog breeds in NSW

By at December 15, 2017 | 9:53 pm | 0 Comment

Do you know the top ten dog breeds in NSW

Labrador Retrievers are the most popular dog in NSW, according to the NSW Companion Animals Register. An analysis of the NSW Companion Animals Register for 2016-17 has revealed the most popular dog breeds in NSW. The register also found that Central Coast Council had the most number of dogs by local government area. The Top 10 most popular dog breeds in more...

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Despite recall, consumers won’t face shortage of mangoes this Christmas

By at December 15, 2017 | 9:36 pm | 0 Comment

Despite recall, consumers won’t face shortage of mangoes this Christmas

Despite the recall of mangoes in South Australia, consumers can be confident that there will be no shortage of mangoes this Christmas. AMIA can assure consumers that this recall will not impact supply and that there will be an abundance of quality fruit in SA and throughout Australia, over the next few weeks and into the new year. This should also have no impact on more...

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