Sydney

Sydney puts on her best face to greet Duke and Duchess

Damien Murphy, Sydney The world's most iconic couple landed in Australia's icon central when they started their nine-day national tour.

Monitoring anklets under fire after rapist does runner

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Rachel Olding, Saffron Howden A rapist, who easily removed his electronic monitoring anklet on Wednesday, was able to go undetected for 45 minutes until police were notified.

The Anzac evolution

crowds sleeping in the early hours of the morning, still hours before the commencement of the 93rd Anzac Day commemorative service at Anzac Cove.

Tony Wright Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.

Laid-back royals hit the beach, but barefoot stroll proves a step too far for duchess

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Damien Murphy Locals have long believed Manly the centre of the universe. Suspicions were confirmed on Thursday when Manly boy Mike Baird landed the second leg of the leadership double with the other local hero,...

Former Queensland premier Anna Bligh on how we can stop domestic violence

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Josephine Tovey Anna Bligh has a challenge for Australian men: if you think your mates might be hitting their wives or girlfriends, tell them: ''I don't want to be your friend if you're doing this kind of stuff.''

Sydney growth stymied by federal 'fiscal imbalance'

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Matt Wade Sydney is being starved of desperately needed infrastructure funding because more than 80 per cent of all the tax collected in the city ends up in federal coffers, an influential business group says.

Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes hits out at changes to race-hate laws

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Heath Aston Australian of the year Adam Goodes has gone public with his concerns about the Abbott government's plan to loosen race-hate protections.

Memories of Sydney's Chinese heritage

Julie Power Actor Josh Quong Tart remembers his father reading fantastical tales from Hans Christian Andersen, Enid Blyton and Quong Tart.

Sydney couple on missing Malaysia Airlines jet 'off to see children'

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Rachel Browne, Amanda Hoh The Sydney couple aboard the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight had two young children who were living with their extended family in China.

Sydney International Rowing Regatta 2014

The dutch team from Nereus boatclub, Amsterdam training at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith.

The Dutch Men’s Four Rowing Team training at Sydney International Regatta Centre ahead of the first round of the World Rowing Cup.

Sunday in Sydney

People and placards at Belmore Park during the March in March protest.

Thousands of people attended the March in March protest, commenting on a wide range of the Abbott Government's policies while others joined St Patrick's Day celebrations during a stormy and eventful...

Sydney's Catholic Archdiocese has assets over $1 billion, royal commission told

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Catherine Armitage Sydney's Catholic Archdiocese, thought to be the richest in the country, controls funds with assets of $1.

Valuation of Sydney Catholic archdiocese's assets raises obvious question

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Catherine Armitage Sydney's Catholic archdiocese has been forced to open its books for the first time, revealing assets worth more than $1 billion and raising questions about why it has failed to spend more on...

Sydney DJ Marcotix emerges as key player in Bali drugs case

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Rachel Olding, Michael Bachelard, Amilia Rosa A Sydney DJ who performs under the moniker ''Marcotix'' has emerged as another key player in the Bali drugs case that has landed tourist Leeza Tracey Ormsby in prison facing a possible 20-year...

Union to take Qantas to the Fair Work Commission over its failure to consult workers over job losses at Sydney Airport

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Anna Patty The union representing Qantas check-in staff will take the airline to the Fair Work Commission on Monday over its failure to consult with workers before deciding to axe 230 positions at Sydney...

Sydney Mardi Gras 2014

Sydney Mardi Gras 2014 - Colourful faces Mardi Gras preparation in Martialling area.  Mardi Gras Parade, March 1, 2014. 

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Sydney's Oxford street comes alive as revellers turn out to help celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Follow us at twitter.com/photosSMH Like these photos? Go to www.fairfaxphotos.com

Sydney's G20 a far cry from the drama and protests of years gone

Members of the Ukrainian community of Sydney gathered outside the Sofitel Hotel in support of the EuroMaidan movement, calling on G20 Finance Ministers to apply travel and financial sanctions against the Yanukovych regime in Ukraine. 22nd of February 2014 Photo Dominic Lorrimer

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Deborah Snow and Gareth Hutchens Downtown Sydney went about its usual business on Saturday, seemingly indifferent - if not oblivious- to the meeting of the world's most powerful financial minds taking place just a few blocks from...

Hunt is on for new Sydney Archbishop to replace George Pell

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Archbishop Mark Coleridge appointed Archbishop of Brisbane.

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.

Sargent Security loses licence leaving Sydney schools stranded

Police officers from SLED Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate, State Crime Command, depart after serving papers to Sargent Security premises at Glendenning. 
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Eamonn Duff Emergency security measures are in place across more than 900 Sydney public schools this weekend after the state government's approved contractor had its master licence terminated by the NSW...

Sydney takes manufacturing capital crown from Melbourne

Matt Wade Sydney has pilfered Melbourne's long-held mantle as the nation's biggest manufacturing centre.