Leaked reports show that mining companies have prepared plans for as many as 16 new or expanded coal mines in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley.
Matt Wade If there had been any doubt about the importance of electricity privatisation in this election it was dispelled when Mike Baird and Luke Foley went head to head for the first time.
Judith Ireland When Scott Morrison fronted the National Press Club this week, he was careful to point out that the McClure report into welfare he had just released was a "report to government, not from government".
Miki Perkins, Social Affairs Reporter The head of Victoria's first royal commission into family violence is no stranger to delving into grim and untrodden territory.
Judith Ireland Christine Bird is the co-ordinator at the Crossroads Community Care Centre in Sydney's Sutherland Shire, where she works with locals facing poverty because of high rents, domestic violence and other issues.
Daniel Flitton Australia's politicians and lawmakers may agree on the size of our terrorist threat, but there is a spectrum of opinion on how far we need to go with anti-terrorist legislation.
Peter Munro Lady Gaga received a standing ovation at the Oscars this week for singing a medley of songs from The Sound of Music, in the classic movie's 50th-anniversary year. Then original star Julie Andrews joined her on stage and was similarly applauded.
Matt Wade A new dimension of workplace discrimination has been exposed: the gay pay gap.
Deborah Snow and Sarah Whyte The Triggs affair could be the tipping point that ends the prime ministership of Tony Abbott.
Luke Malpass As the Australian Jewish News celebrated its 120th anniversary, and in the wake of recent terror attacks around the world, community leaders say that the biggest concern for Australian Jews is safety.
THE Kiama Scout Group are calling for group leaders to join their enthusiastic team.
A RAFT of young and emerging local talent will set about entertaining crowds at the 2015 Kiama Jazz ...
MINISTER for the Illawarra John Ajaka and executives from the Illawarra-based care provider Warrigal turned the first sod ...
Gerringong Golf Club and Gerringong Lions Rugby League Club hosted their annual Green Day Out on Friday to ...
A 70-year-old Port Kembla man has been served with a court attendance notice to answer 89 charges of ...