Cruise ships may be prohibited from using the terminal
29 November 2016
Luxury ships ignoring proposed new noise rules at the White Bay Cruise Terminal could be banned from using the facility.
The NSW Government is also looking at paying to noise-proof dozens of homes near the terminal.
Music blaring out on decks and loud passenger announcements could also be restricted to minimise noise.
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Mike Baird is showing utter contempt for the people of NSW by reinstating a man who ICAC found was willing to 'evade the election funding laws.'
And to add insult to injury, he is not only bringing him back, he is also giving him a pay raise of nearly $20,000 by elevating him to the chair of a parliamentary committee.
On Sunday 20 November more than one hundred concerned locals gathered at Badu Park, Annandale in opposition to WestConnex. The protest was a call to arms to halt the progression of Stage 3 of the WestConnex project, which involves linking the M4 and M5.
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Greens move to protect whistleblowers and strengthen ICAC
17 November 2016
Jamie Parker, MP for Balmain and Greens anti-corruption spokesperson, today introduced a Bill that will strengthen protection for whistleblowers who provide information to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).
Member for Balmain and Greens anti-corruption spokesperson, Jamie Parker MP, has strongly criticised the Liberal party for their Bill to radically restructure the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and to sack the current ICAC Commissioner.
Premier Mike Baird's push for bipartisanship on a proposed overhaul of the NSW corruption watchdog has hit a roadblock, with Labor insisting that current ICAC Commissioner Megan Latham be guaranteed the top job.