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Parents scrambling after Willoughby Council shuts down childcare centre

Parents are racing to find suitable childcare after the council voted to close an Out of School Hours (OOSH) centre with just five weeks’ notice despite community protest.

  • by Kiran Gupta


Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro has been appointed to the plum role of US trade commissioner.

Top public servant gave Barilaro reference for plum NY job, Nationals say

John Barilaro has told colleagues he was given a reference from a top public servant backing his appointment to a $500,000-a-year job as a trade commissioner.

  • by Alexandra Smith and Lucy Cormack
A report has criticised the state government for closing cases for children reported at risk of serious harm without a caseworker making 
 contact with the family.

Ex-staffer to Gladys Berejiklian pleads guilty to child sex offences

A former political staffer to Gladys Berejiklian has pleaded guilty to multiple historic child sex offences, including aggravated indecent assault.

  • by Lucy Cormack and Georgina Mitchell

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