Being under investigation by the state's corruption watchdog is usually a career setback – but not in the case of former NSW energy minister Chris Hartcher, it seems.
A policeman who pushed a 'frail' 73-year-old man to the ground in a supermarket was frustrated, a court has heard. The man died six days later from a heart attack not related to the alleged assault.
In a first for the NSW Department of Education, an external head hunter has been asked to go to scout for two new principals to head Walgett's troubled high school and the local primary school.
One of Australia's leading eye specialists has called for action to stop spiralling levels of short-sightedness.
The federal parliament is talking up the value of coding and it being in the national curriculum. Amanda Hogan and her class of eight isn't waiting.
Aged care providers have refused to negotiate with nurses on a new salary agreement until the Productivity Commission reviews the modern award, including the future of penalty rates.
A heavily pregnant woman stabbed to death in a Maroubra unit told her partner to get out of her life in the months before her death, her mother has told a court.
The NSW government is attempting to get on the front foot in promoting its coming light rail line through central Sydney, releasing footage demonstrating the frustrations of bus use in the city.
The Catholic Church's most notorious child-abusing priest was discretely shifted to Sydney where he attacked children in Maroubra and Yarra Bay despite his superiors knowing he was a self-confessed paedophile.
A team of Sydney researchers has discovered a two-step process that is the most humane way to kill cane toads. And it was a practice banned 20 years ago by animal ethics committees.
Man Haron Monis' former solicitor has told a coronial inquest he thought the Lindt café gunman "wanted to be someone" and tried to keep his identity secret at times, but didn't consider he was "insane".
Several NSW National MPs want the Baird Government to change its policy and support a ban on coal seam gas for the Northern Rivers region to reflect strong opposition in their communities.
It was a simple promise: inner city roads would become a 'nirvana' after the $15 billion WestConnex was built. But secret documents show the toll road will worsen congestion.
A former NSW government architect has slammed proposed changes to Barangaroo to accommodate James Packer's $1.5 billion casino resort, declaring there is a lack of balance between private gain and public benefit.
Moses Obeid and his brother Paul - with prominent businessman John McGuigan, his son James and investment banker Richard Poole - are being prosecuted for allegedly rigging the bid for a tender of coal exploration licences near Mudgee.
The state government plans to turn the Old King's School into a new primary school despite the site being earmarked to become part of an arts and cultural precinct.
Martin Place gunman Man Haron Monis tried to join two Sydney chapters of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang but was rejected on the grounds that "no one liked him" and they found him "weird".
Leichhardt Council will consider a merger proposal with Canada Bay and part of Ashfield when it meets this week as the deadlines for Sydney councils to make their final submissions nears.
The University of Western Sydney will make its first forays into Liverpool, unveiling plans for a new campus in the city's centre on Monday.
Siege gunman Man Haron Monis was a clairvoyant making $125,000 a year and using his business to sexually abuse vulnerable women, an inquest has heard.
Public housing stock in NSW is "crap", new stock is non-existent and "something bloody well ought to be done", former Premier Nick Greiner told a ministerial forum on Monday.