POLL: About 8600 Hunter jobs, including 4000 existing mining positions, remain tied up in a planning system that the state has failed to reform, as unemployment has risen, the NSW Minerals Council has hit out.
POLL: A WOMAN in the group whose experience at The Little French Cafe set off a social media storm has said the staff at the Broadmeadow eatery made a deliberate attempt to make the mothers feel uncomfortable.
POLL: AS tributes poured in from around the world for Gough Whitlam, Hunter Labor identities Peter Morris and Bob Brown remembered their time with a man Mr Brown described as ‘‘a physical and intellectual giant’’.
POLL. PHOTOS: ‘‘WITH all my reservations,’’ Gough Whitlam said on his 80th birthday, ‘‘I do admit I seem eternal.’’ He warned, however: ‘‘Dying will happen sometime. As you know, I plan for the ages, not just for this life.’’
NRL chief Dave Smith says there was nothing he could have done to keep Sam Burgess, Sonny Bill Williams and Jarryd Hayne from leaving the code, after the trio claimed their decisions were not based on money.