Leesha McKenny

Leesha McKenny is Urban Affairs Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

'Unprecedented amount of water': NSW Premier Mike Baird briefs media on the Sydney storm on Wednesday.

Natural disaster to be declared

The biggest storm in recent memory will be declared a natural disaster by the state government, which has promised financial assistance to the worst-hit areas now contemplating a massive clean up.

 The currently undeveloped Malabar headland had been in developers' sights.

Malabar Headland spared from developers

A stretch of one of Sydney's last undeveloped headlands has been saved from sell off less than two months after revelations the site was being sized up for thousands of apartments.


We're an unhappy breed

With his non-regulation haircut and wayward ears, Colin is not everyone's idea of the perfect miniature schnauzer. But even the biggest mini schnauzer snobs (you know who you are) have never confused him with a Pomeranian.