LIVE: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet Addresses NSW Parliament’s Culture Report | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet Addresses NSW Parliament’s Culture Report | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) Widespread sexual harassment and bullying exposed in the New South Wales ParliamentSydney Morning Herald Bombshell report reveals culture of ‘harassment and sex’ in NSW parliamentAustralia Sky News NSW Parliament work culture under scrutinythe examiner See full coverage on Google News

Barilaro US labor investigation set to investigate all NSW business appointments in the wake of claims against Premier

All senior business positions abroad will be investigated by the inquiry looking into the appointment of former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro to the US post. Key points: Reports state that the prime minister has spoken to the transport minister about the general agent job in London and offered to create a parliamentary business function. … Read more

Mayor of Lismore frustrated at delay in flood report as media leaks show $3bn recovery spending

The mayor of Lismore, in northern New South Wales, has urged the state government to publish a flood investigation report after hearing unconfirmed media leaks and nothing from the government. Key points: The flood investigation report has not been published yet, but leaks have appeared in some media outlets. Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg says he … Read more

NSW Minister Eleni Petinos was fired by Prime Minister Dominic Perrottet following an anonymous tip from a staff member

NSW Small Business and Fair Trade Minister Eleni Petinos has been sacked, further plunging the state government into crisis. Key points: The deputy for Miranda was removed from the cabinet by Prime Minister Dominic Perrottet after his return from abroad. On Friday, Ms. Petinos denied any wrongdoing after an anonymous complaint was filed against her. … Read more

John Barilaro invited to lead investigation into lucrative US commercial paper

Former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has been asked to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into his controversial appointment to a top New York-based business post. Key points: A committee is investigating how John Barilaro was appointed to the trading post after he retired. Mr. Barilaro defied the investigation to call him during a radio … Read more

Former Staffer Says John Barilaro Lined Up New York Role Before His Retirement

Former New South Wales deputy premier John Barilaro told his chief of staff that the role of US trade commissioner was the job he wanted when he left politics, according to an investigation. Key points: Barilaro allegedly told a staff member that he would create a central government office in New York to work for … Read more

Emails Show Two Strong Candidates For US Trade Position Before John Barilaro Landed Job | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Emails Show Two Strong Candidates For US Trade Position Before John Barilaro Landed Job | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) John Barilaro temporarily locked out of a $500,000 a year taxpayer funded job in the USSBS News Barilaro should pull out of US commercial paper: MinnsAustralia Sky News See full coverage on Google News

‘Worst Tax’: NSW Premier Says He Wants To Abolish Stamp Duty | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

‘Worst Tax’: NSW Premier Says He Wants To Abolish Stamp Duty | ABC NewsABC News (Australia) Stamp duty measure puts pressure on other statesSydney Morning Herald Sydney Property: Although there are considerable efficiency gains from replacing the stamp duty with a broad-based land tax, cash-strapped Canberra will be reluctant to back Perrottet’s planThe Australian Financial … Read more

NSW Premier says ‘thank you’ cash bonus will not go to private and aged care nurses

Nurses in the private and aged care sectors are not eligible for the $3,000 cash bonus announced by the NSW government earlier this week. Key points: PM says private sector should follow suit and pay their nurses and midwives bonus in cash The union that represents these workers says that the payment is a distraction … Read more

Report on NSW subsidy scheme recommends that pork-barreling not be made a crime

A NSW government review of grant funding has recommended a number of changes, but stopped short of saying pork should be a crime. Key points: NSW Grants Administration Review report makes 19 recommendations It was commissioned last year after allegations of pork. The prime minister welcomed the report, saying that all grants are ultimately funded … Read more