James Robertson

James Robertson

James Robertson is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Schapelle Corby interview deal splits Seven's David Koch and Mike Willesee

Michael Bachelard, Megan Levy, James Robertson Two of Channel Seven's biggest stars clashed spectacularly on Tuesday over the network's paid exclusive interview with Schapelle Corby and whether she should be allowed to benefit from the proceeds...

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.

Schapelle Corby is out of prison, but as the circus rolls on she is far from free

Schapelle Corby

Michael Bachelard, James Robertson If the saturation media interest in the fate of Schapelle Corby seems absurd, consider this: on Monday morning she was a prisoner in a walled compound in a tourist suburb of Bali.

Schapelle Corby must run the gauntlet of media and angry locals

Schapelle Leigh Corby

Michael Bachelard, James Robertson, Tessa Van Der Riet When Schapelle Corby is released as expected this week, she is headed for a job designing bikinis, a new home until 2017 and a big party.

Cricket legend Alan Davidson returns to crease 50 years on

Davo

James Robertson Legendary Australian fast bowler Alan Davidson came in off a short run and half a century of retirement on Sunday.

Surge in charities prompts warning over donations

Charity

James Robertson Australians registered more than 2000 tax-exempt charities last year, growth that some philanthropists warn is becoming counterproductive.

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.

Holden: poor part of Adelaide faces becoming even poorer

holden

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

For Holden's workers, closure is a shock - but not a surprise

Daniel McDonald

James Robertson It was overcast in Elizabeth on Wednesday but it had been gloomy for months.

Ambos fear for safety of patients as paramedics taken out of call centres

An Ambulance racing towards St Vincents Hospital.

James Robertson Taking paramedics out of ambulance call centres will put patients at risk, unions have warned.

Tragic typing error

ambulance

James Robertson The Health Minister has apologised to a family after a simple typing error stopped an ambulance from reaching a toddler who then suffered a fatal heart attack.

Stopping work early does not mean you die sooner: report

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Peter Martin, James Robertson It's known as ''quit and die'' - the belief that men who retire early die sooner. And it is said to be backed by evidence.

Horror on the Black Cat Track

PNG attack a 'failure' of tourism industry (Thumbnail)

Damien Murphy, James Robertson A woman leading a trek to Papua New Guinea's battlefields guided eight Australian hikers to safety after their group was attacked by villagers wielding bush knives.

Car technology leads drivers to distraction

Car distractions

James Robertson As cars come packaged with more electronic devices, distracted drivers are contributing to more crashes across the state.

PNG policy working despite more boats: Burke

The sinking of the SIEV 358 asylum seeker boat last year.

James Robertson, Judith Ireland Immigration Minister Tony Burke says the government's PNG resettlement policy is working, despite recent boat arrivals including one in which five people are believed to have drowned on Tuesday.

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Rinehart fails to force journalist to reveal sources

Gina Rinehart.

James Robertson Gina Rinehart has failed to force a journalist who had written about her family to reveal his sources, after her case was dismissed.

Rinehart loses bid to see journo material

James Robertson Gina Rinehart's bid to force journalists to hand over source material for articles detailing her family feud has been dismissed by a Perth judge.

Former Olympian Scott Miller arrested: reports

Scott Miller

James Robertson Former Olympic swimmer Scott Miller has reportedly landed in trouble for drugs again.

Big names facing tax probe

Kate McClymont, Linton Besser and James Robertson Prominent Australians including captains of industry, politicians, philanthropists, developers, lawyers, accountants, criminals and entrepreneurs are set to become embroiled in one of the nation's...

Big names revealed in offshore tax sweep

Janet Holmes

Kate McClymont, Linton Besser, James Robertson A number of prominent Australians including captains of industry, politicians, philanthropists, developers, lawyers, accountants, criminals and entrepreneurs are set to become embroiled in one of the...