The government has shut down four businesses since the start of the pandemic and 320 penalty notices have been issued, the Customer Service Minister says.
- by Tom Rabe
Ten people who were quarantined at a Brisbane hotel before returning home to NSW are in isolation, as the state records no new local coronavirus cases.
- by Natassia Chrysanthos and Mary Ward
NSW government minister Victor Dominello has thrown his support behind a council in his electorate that voted to dramatically slash housing targets, opening the door for a policy rift with Minister for Planning Rob Stokes.
- by Angus Thompson
The NSW government's $100 "Dine & Discover" voucher scheme designed to stimulate the pandemic-ravaged state economy has been delayed by a month and will begin mid-January.
- by Esther Han
Macquarie University has offered to provide land free of cost for the development of a new public hospital, to replace the existing Eastwood facility.
- by Mary Ward
Passports, banking and Medicare details were potentially exposed in photocopied and scanned paper documents stored inside the email accounts of 47 Service NSW employees.
- by Lucy Cormack
Restaurants and cafes got slapped with two in every three fines for breaking COVID-19 rules since July, and some areas copped dozens of fines while others have seen none.
- by Nigel Gladstone
The NSW government is preparing to mandate that all hospitality venues have QR customer check-in codes or be hit with a $1000 fine.
- by Alexandra Smith and Tom Rabe
Clubs and pubs must take legal responsibility for stopping problem gamblers entering their premises.
- The Herald's View
More than a dozen pubs, cafes and restaurants will take advantage of new regulations beginning in The Rocks from October 16.
- by Angus Thompson
The move to cashless poker machines requiring a government-issued gambling card would be the most significant gaming reforms in the state's history.
- by Megan Gorrey and Alexandra Smith