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What about public transport? Infrastructure NSW releases its 20-year plan

Oct 3, 2012News

Infrastructure NSW has released its 20-year plan for the future of the state’s infrastructure, recommending 70 projects, many of which are transport focused. If implemented, the projects would cost the State Government $30 billion over […] Read More »

Work Comp disputes – legal support available

Sep 26, 2012News

The NSW Government today announced a new legal assistance and review service to help resolve disputes between injured workers and insurers. A statement issued by the Minister for Finance and Services Greg Pearce says the […] Read More »

Transport Master Plan released – but will it deliver?

Sep 4, 2012News

The NSW Government’s long-awaited draft Transport Master Plan has been released, with a second harbour crossing and a CBD light rail extension forming part of the government’s plan for the future. Read More »

NSW Government plans attack on public sector entitlements

Aug 29, 2012News

Plans by the O’Farrell Government to slash benefits for 80,000 public sector workers have been revealed, angering workers who say it’s a disgraceful attack on working conditions. Read More »

Analysis suggests sending Countrylink XPT trains into retirement

Aug 15, 2012News

An analysis into CountryLink’s XPT trains has revealed the fleet has travelled more than three million kilometres further than they were designed to. The confidential report, prepared for the director-general of Transport for NSW, revealed […] Read More »

Workers comp changes – your questions answered

Jul 23, 2012News

The NSW Government’s controversial changes to the workers compensation scheme, despite being widely criticised for putting workers and their families at risk, are now in place. Changes to the scheme include the reduction of weekly […] Read More »