NSW budget 2021 LIVE updates: Dominic Perrottet declares state ‘dressed for success’ amid big splash on infrastructure, families

The NSW budget will be announced at noon on Tuesday. Here’s what we know so far.

Bipartisan inquiry urges government to declare all of Hezbollah a terrorist group

Liberal Senator James Paterson said Australia’s position to only list one arm of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation was “increasingly isolated internationally”.

Newcastle Uni academics says opposition to Vaile appointment wasn’t limited to activist groups

The former deputy prime minister resigned before starting as chancellor after a backlash to his appointment due to his connections to the fossil fuel industry.

Charles Sturt University refers fraud allegations to police

The university’s interim vice-chancellor, Professor John Germov, said an external review of the university’s governance had uncovered a historical case of fraud that police were investigating.