James Robertson

James Robertson

James Robertson is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

'Zoe's law' bill lapses, closing controversial chapter

Bill lapses: Brodie Donegan, who lost her unborn baby, Zoe, after being struck by a drug-affected driver in 2009.

James Robertson The end of NSW's 55th parliament has closed a controversial chapter on "Zoe's law" though some are looking to a newly-worded bill clarifying the legal rights of an unborn child.

Rockdale Council: Liberals 'holding ratepayers to ransom'

Stymied: Rockdale Mayor Shane O'Brien says the money from the car park sale will be used to pay for a $35 million aquatic centre and a $17 million library.

James Robertson A Sydney mayor is accusing his political opponents of holding him to political ransom, after they have repeatedly walked out of meetings being held to approve the sale of a $50 million car park.

Football club affected if main sponsor Holden leaves

Bulldogs

James Robertson, Bianca Hall The Central District Bulldogs are the pride of a part of Adelaide that is tight-knit, poor and indivisible from car making.

Schapelle Corby's first night of freedom spent in resort

Schapelle Corby

Michael Bachelard, James Robertson Schapelle Corby has spent her first night of freedom about three kilometres from the jail she spent nine years in - but it would have felt a world away.

Public holiday law an Almighty headache for taxpayers

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James Robertson Godly South Australians always thought Sunday was too far away and helped themselves to 50 more public holidays than the people of NSW. Now it's going to cost Australian taxpayers plenty.