The thoroughbred industry is in collision with the coal industry over land use, prompting the NSW government to legislate a long term strategy. The end result appears to be balanced but is actually a big win for the powerful mining companies.
The NSW government makes major cuts to TAFE art courses, effectively ending many art schools by making them unaffordable. Premier Barry O’Farrell justifies this by claiming artists have no prospects of finding work. I used myself as a case for the defence. Many people however don’t think I’ve got a real job.