The NSW Treasurer said the government is committed to making a strong recovery from the Delta COVID outbreak.
The state budget deficit blew out to almost $20 billion, due to the effects of the lockdown.
In his mid-year financial update, Matt Kean is still forecasting a return to surplus within three years.
The federal government is due to deliver its mid-year budget update today.
It’s expected to show that the Australian economy will add 1 million jobs over the next four years.
The COVID-19 lockdown that affected many parts of NSW for nearly four months this year led to a sharp fall in crime, with the murder rate dropping by 25 per cent to the lowest on record.
Overseas, the UK recorded more than 78,000 new COVID cases – the highest recorded in a single day.
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is isolating after contracting COVID-19.
A man has been charged after an 89-year-old man was hit by a truck in South Granville yesterday morning.
A truck driver was arrested last night.
The elderly man remains in a critical condition.
An eight-week old puppy rescued following a series of break-ins in Sydney’s south.
A teenager has been charged.
Data showed the cost of raising children skyrocketed in the past five years, driven by a large rise in demand for technology.
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