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.
James Robertson Fifteen sunscreened children assemble on the banks of the Hawkesbury River. Do they know why they're here?
James Robertson, Jessica Wright The NSW government's plan to ban regular unleaded fuel has been thrown into doubt by the revelation that the state's only ethanol producer, Manildra, has failed the government's clean fuel test, with...
James Robertson and Alicia Wood A man was bitten by a shark while surfing at North Avoca Beach on the central coast at dusk yesterday.
James Robertson Summer has finally arrived. Temperatures are expected to reach 39 degrees in Sydney today, as the city shrugs off its coldest December in more than 50 years.
James Robertson It's shaping up to be the coldest start to summer in more than 50 years.
James Robertson An intense line of storms buffeting South Western and Western NSW is headed for Sydney.