David Wroe Newcastle shipbuilder Forgacs has warned it will have to lay off 900 workers by the middle of next year unless the government sets out a timetable for future naval projects to bridge the so-called...
Police are hunting for an armed gunman after two men were found dead with gunshot wounds in Mayfield, Newcastle yesterday.
NSW Liberal leader Barry O'Farrell pays a visit to the Newcastle electorate.
The Marginal Seat is coming to Newcastle. Come on down and share your views.
Novocastrians have their say on the upcoming state election.
Novocastrians may be now anti-Labor, but it's unlikely the Liberals will benefit, says political reporter Alexandra Smith.
The restart of Orica's ammonia plant near Newcastle has been put on hold for several weeks, the chemical giant says.
A surfer is in a serious condition in hospital after being attacked by a shark at a crowded beach in Newcastle.
Royal commission: Cardinal George Pell says child abuse victims should be able to sue Catholic Church
Catherine Armitage For the first time Cardinal George Pell has acknowledged that the Catholic Church should be able to be sued over abuse by a priest.
Rick Feneley Three names will be proffered to Rome as candidates to replace George Pell as the Catholic Archbishop of Sydney after consultation with Australian bishops, trusted priests and laity.
Heath Aston Meatworkers at one of the state's biggest abattoirs are set to strike over a pay dispute that boils down to an argument over $2 a week.
Anna Patty A Lebanese university student had only been in Australia for a matter of weeks when he laid his eyes on his future wife.
When a boat went missing off New Zealand last year, the parents of one crew member never gave up hope.
James Massola and Peter Martin There is something of the crazy-brave in the hard line on industry assistance the Abbott government is taking
Lucy Carroll Australia's largest food relief charity will deliver 1.6 million meals this Christmas - 10 per cent more than last year - as demand for grocery assistance reaches a record high.
Amy McNeilage In the 24 hours after 55,000 students received their HSC results last week, almost 9000 went on to change their university preferences.
Bianca Hall You can tell a lot about a government's priorities by what is kept and what is canned in a tight economic environment.
David Wroe The Abbott government faces more pressure over broken election promises as a new analysis shows it will fall well short of its pledge to create a million jobs over five years.
Bianca Hall Management dismayed to learn that federal government had abruptly withdrawn the funding in its midyear economic statement.
Amy McNeilage Only 48 of the more than 65,000 school leavers in NSW achieved the 99.95 ATAR needed to gain entry into medicine at the University of Sydney.