Browsing Tag NSW

Labor calls for expanded COVID-19 testing after a security guard tests positive

By at August 18, 2020 | 5:58 pm | 0 Comment

Labor calls for expanded COVID-19  testing after a security guard tests positive

Labor is calling for expanded COVID-19 testing and for NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard to address concerns about a hotel quarantine security guard who caught COVID-19 from an international traveller. NSW Health confirmed the individual had worked in a variety of settings, including Parramatta Local Court. Labor Shadow Minister for Health Ryan Park said: "A lot of more...

Australia , ,

Strict new procedures for Victorian flight

By at August 5, 2020 | 11:51 am | 0 Comment

Strict new procedures for Victorian flight

A strict permit system will be in place for all flights arriving in NSW from Victoria, with all passengers undergoing police and health checks on arrival.  The new health measures in place for all Victorian flights will help stop the spread of COVID-19 in NSW. Anyone flying into the state from Victoria must be an NSW resident more...

Australia , , ,

Premier announces new Cabinet

By at April 1, 2019 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

Premier announces new Cabinet

The new Cabinet introduces portfolios such as dedicated Customer Service, Water and Regional Youth Ministers.Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro have announced a new Cabinet team focused on delivering real benefits to families and individuals across NSW. Dedicated ministers for Western NSW and Water will help more...

Australia ,

$900,000 to support Indian community festivals and events in NSW

By at March 16, 2019 | 9:35 pm | 0 Comment

$900,000 to support Indian community festivals and events in NSW

The Indian community across NSW will benefit from $900,000 over four years for festivals and events thanks to the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams said he was delighted to be supporting significant Indian festivals and events across NSW including Diwali, Holi and Vaisakhi. “More than 250,000 people of Indian ancestry more...

Community , India , , ,

Prison population showing signs of decline

By at February 2, 2019 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

Prison population showing signs of decline

New figures released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) show that the NSW prison population is continuing to show signs of decline. In December 2018 the NSW prison adult population stood at 13,165. This drop has been driven by a recent decrease in the number of sentenced prisoners, which decreased 6 per cent since its peak in June 2018 more...

National ,

 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

By at January 15, 2019 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO has been announced as the next Governor of NSW.  Justice Beazley who is the current President of the NSW Court of Appeal will become NSW’s 39th Governor in May 2019. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she is delighted Her Majesty, the Queen, has approved her recommendation of Justice Beazley for the appointment of more...

National , , ,

NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

By at October 25, 2018 | 12:33 am | 0 Comment

NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government’s Cost of Living service is helping residents across the state access more than 40 NSW Government rebates and savings from around 12 separate agencies, through Service NSW’s one-stop-shop centres and online. On average, eligible customers are walking away with more than $500 back in their pockets through the service. more...

National ,

​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

By at May 22, 2018 | 3:16 am | 0 Comment

​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

Reforms to the NSW Bail Act in 2014 and 2015 have increased the number and proportion of defendants ending up in custody, the NSW Bureau of­ Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found. BOCSAR analysed the outcomes of 501,212 bail hearings involving 318,559 individuals. The study controlled for other factors (e.g. more serious offences) that might have also caused more...

National ,

Digital licences for all NSW drivers

By at May 19, 2018 | 2:40 am | 0 Comment

Digital licences for all NSW drivers

People in NSW may be able to show their driver licences on mobile devices from as early as 2019. Following a successful trial of digital drivers licences in Dubbo, the NSW Government will introduce legislation into Parliament in May 2018 to enable a state-wide rollout of digital drivers licences. If the legislation is passed, a driver could show more...

Australia ,

Green slip refunds on their way

By at January 30, 2018 | 12:24 am | 0 Comment

Green slip refunds on their way

NSW businesses will start to receive their compulsory third party (CTP) green slip refunds this week. Over 100,000 business customers, including taxi owners, will receive their refund in the mail. The average refund will be $265 for businesses and $1255 for taxi owners. In 2017 the NSW Government overhauled the old green slip scheme to create a more affordable, more...

Australia , , ,

Archives

Photo Gallery

About Us

Public Telegraph is an online news portal with an independent voice and focus on content that is original. Our vision is to serve the journalism community as a source of innovation and to build the next great public media brand in Australia. We have an alternative and fresh perspective from the mainstream press. We provide you insightful analysis of today's important events, revealing what they mean to you and your family. We cover a full range of topics including education, health care, human services, immigration, border issues, transportation, water, the environment, criminal justice, poverty, energy, art and culture, sports, opinion, lifestyle and fashion etc.