NICOLE HASHAM 10:56pm The risk to human health and the environment posed by coal seam gas can be managed but “unintended consequences” due to accidents, human error and natural disasters are inevitable, the state’s top scientist says.
LEESHA MCKENNY 7:18am Plans for a fruit and vegetable garden in the centre of Pyrmont Bridge appear to be withering on the vine.
RACHEL OLDING 8:15am A Lakemba money transfer business has failed to convince authorities that millions of dollars sent to the Middle East concerns were not being used to fund terrorism.
ALEXANDRA SMITH 5:29am Any NSW school that catches an HSC student cheating must now record the offence on a new register.
ESTHER HAN 10:45pm Petrol theft data was now next to useless because of a decision start using fax machines, says the state's crime research body.
Anne Davies and Lucy Macken 12:15am A major redevelopment along the western end of Oxford street at Bondi is moving closer to reality.
AMY CORDEROY 12:15am Doctors fear people could be put at risk by a new test for coeliac disease being offered at chemists around the country.
LISA VISENTIN 2:06pm The Pacific Highway, Pennant Hills Road and Parramatta Road have once again topped a list of the state's most diabolical stretches of road.
MEGAN LEVY 12:02pm The friend of a teenager who plunged from a cliff on Sydney's northern beaches and remarkably survived has thanked the strangers who rushed to his aid, saying: "They're heroes".
MEGAN LEVY A woman who was the victim of an alleged upskirting incident at Central Station immediately confronted the man and demanded that he delete the photos from his mobile phone, police say.
MEGAN LEVY One man has died and two are in hospital with stab wounds after an incident in Liverpool on Monday night.
NICOLE HASHAM A menagerie of “hopeless” political candidates would flood NSW elections if campaigns were fully taxpayer funded, a panel has heard.
AMY MCNEILAGE Australia needs to stop obsessing over international education rankings and be confident in its own values and vision, one of the world's most influential educators has warned.
LEESHA MCKENNY The power to revoke planning decisions tainted by corruption does not extend to land rezonings, warn the Greens in a letter calling for an urgent amendment to the planning act.
RICK FENELEY Mark Hayes raises his forearm to show off his tattoo. It lists every winning premiership year for the Rabbitohs, all 20 of them, starting with their triumph in NSW rugby league's first grand final in 1908.
MICHAELA WHITBOURN Mining mogul Travers Duncan has launched a fresh bid to overturn corruption findings made against him over his involvement in a coal venture linked to the Obeid family.
ANNA PATTY A gas field operator and engineering firm were among companies who made payments of up to $1 million to a Maritime Union of Australia training fund to help broker industrial peace after it hired foreign tug-boat workers, the royal commission into trade unions has heard.
ERYK BAGSHAW Anthony "Harries" Carroll knows how technology can save lives. The Bondi lifeguard has pulled in a few dead bodies over the years. He hopes that the latest camera technology installed at Bondi Beach will help save many more in future.
ESTHER HAN The Reserve Our Gas campaign has been launched to demand the federal government pass laws to ensure a percentage of gas is kept for domestic use at domestic prices rather than being exported.
STEPHANIE GARDINER A doctor accused of angrily holding a pillow over a 94-year-old patient's face, and "bullying and belittling" a colleague should be allowed to keep his job, the Industrial Relations Commission has ruled.
AMY CORDEROY Health officials will no longer be able to prevent private hospitals from opening up in areas that are already well-serviced by the public system, under a bill before state Parliament.
Inga Ting and Nicky Phillips The Australian government's investment in research and development has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years, an analysis of government figures shows.
MELANIE KEMBREY They might have a little less hair and a few more wrinkles, but their passion for the South Sydney Rabbitohs has not faded since they fought to save the side from the boot.
LOUISE HALL A Sydney student has sued his high school, claiming he was bullied by teachers and forced to do tasks not modified for his learning difficulties and special needs.
INGA TING Although neither pulls in the nets on the Francesca anymore, fishermen Sam Bagnita, 68, and his cousin Nicola de Salvo, 69, never miss the annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Sydney Fish Markets.
NICKY PHILLIPS Sydney Harbour would become a marine park that extends from Pittwater to Port Hacking under a Labor election promise announced on Sunday.
JAMES ROBERTSON North Sydney council has pleaded for the state government to reconsider plans to suspend the council, arguing that a string of sensational workplace disputes have not stopped it governing.
LOUISE HALL The son of top Sydney silk John Agius has escaped a jail sentence for the armed robbery of a Mosman jewellery store because he was in the grip of mental illness.
EMMA PARTRIDGE Police have smashed a Sydney pen-gun syndicate accused of supplying miniature weapons to bikies and organised criminals.
EAMONN DUFF Three years after a corruption inquiry uncovered criminal links between an illegal brothel and a Sydney council, a parlour is again operating from the premises.
Kirsty Needham The 100 kilometre trek through red dust was supposed to be about inspiring disadvantaged youth.
ERYK BAGSHAW Before dawn broke on Friday the Sweep family had packed their bags, wrapped their car in flags and settled a baby and two toddlers into their car.
The Night Noodle Markets are happening again in Hyde Park this October and organisers estimate that 700,000 dumplings will be sold over the market's two-week stint.
On the grounds of Government House is a pine tree Marie Bashir planted from a seed, now grown many metres tall.
Parramatta's Church Street Mall has undergone a $5 million transformation.
Dame Marie Bashir contemplates her lengthy term as Governor and looks optimistically to the future.