Melanie Kembrey and James Robertson As well as the motorcycle and expensive power tools, Nathan Arnold also had to worry about an anxious alpaca and stubborn sheep.
James Robertson The state government says the city's transport network has held up well in the face of the storm despite flooded stations and traffic jams delaying commuters across the city.
James Robertson Firefighters in the Blue Mountains are being aided by cooler conditions as they continue to fight an out-of-control blaze that claimed one home on Saturday.
James Robertson A few days out from the Anzac Day dividing line used by many, Sydney is deciding whether it's time to get out the doona.
James Robertson About 2000 people gathered to block the path of miners on a rural property north of Lismore on Monday morning.
James Robertson After a summer unusually unaffected by bluebottles, Sydney's least favourite sea organisms are making for shore after being blown in on the vagaries of the currents and prevailing north-easterly...
James Robertson Fire crews are fighting more than 20 out-of-control blazes across NSW, after winds and high temperatures combined to cause havoc across the state.
Lisa Davies, Nick Ralston, James Robertson City office workers might have complained about smoke in their eyes and nostrils on Tuesday afternoon but on Sydney's north-western fringe, firefighters were engaged in a running battle to save lives...
James Robertson Rabbits, increasingly inured to human poison, are on the run across Sydney.
James Robertson Animals are joining brushed concrete floors and whimsical furniture as a marker of the truly modern workplace.
James Robertson, Andrew Darby SIX British and Australian adventurers are about to recreate one of the greatest journeys of human survival.
James Robertson THE state government has cut a program for monitoring the ecological health of the Snowy River.
James Robertson Home insulation, much maligned for its association with the scrapped government stimulus program, has helped propel a startling reduction in household energy use.
James Robertson For most insects, a rainy summer gives life. Many smaller species such as termites, flies and some ants do especially well in unseasonable wet conditions.
James Robertson Australian flower crops, struggling to bloom through a dark and damp summer, are under threat this Valentine's Day from foreign imports.
James Robertson An electrical storm knocked out a large section of the Western and Blue Mountains railway lines yesterday, delaying hundreds of passengers.
Erik Jensen, James Robertson Joe Girgenti has been driving ice-cream vans for 26 years. But his five trucks have spent much of the past few months tucked under a carport. ''It's been the worst summer that I've had,'' he said.
James Robertson Sydney left behind its coldest January in more than a decade yesterday.
James Robertson Humidity levels up to 80 per cent are expected this week and the confluence of heat and damp is a serious problem for classical musicians.
James Robertson Up to 750,000 drivers in NSW will be forced to pay at least $150 more for petrol each year when the government bans regular unleaded petrol in July.