Victorian Liberal MP Sharman Stone says, "It's just Australia catching up."
Australian mothers and fathers with children under four have heavier workloads than counterparts in other wealthy countries, a survey shows.
Instead many students are carousing at Byron Bay, or going abroad to Bali where the booze is cheap.
National SwimSAFER Week is a timely reminder of the dangerous side of some of our favourite summer activities with just over a third of drownings occurring in the summer months.
NSW Police and liquor inspectors started a crackdown on drunken behaviour on Sydney's party boats on Saturday.
Former attorney general Greg Smith says tabloids and talkback radio hosts pushing for tougher law and order in NSW can "get stuffed", and they don't know what they are talking about.
Labor NSW upper house MP Helen Westwood has criticised former attorney general Greg Smith for quoting an anti-abortion film in parliament.
Fasting patients waiting for surgery are upset they are sent away time and time again.
Surf boards are being waxed, the chips are in the fryer and rooms are being aired, as eyes turn once again to the sandy beaches and clear skies of the NSW south coast.
Offers of sex, threats of violence and drug use spook residents of Kurralta Court on Yambina Crescent.
A man has pleaded guilty to lighting a fire that gutted a Canowindra home last Friday.
Eight community projects have received funding under the second round of Cabonne Council's Community Assistance Program.
There's been a few tough times in Canowindra recently but Tommy Jeffs is set to boost spirits with ...