'We've been shut down'

Melanie Kembrey 2:30 PM   Rowers say their sport is being capsized by a rise in ferry services and infrastructure on Sydney's waterways.

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'It bought her a few more hours'

Margaret Cunneen has slammed the ICAC powers as "extraordinarily draconian".

Sean Nicholls 6:42 PM   Margaret Cunneen told a tow truck driver she had sent a message to her son's girlfriend "to start having chest pains" after a car accident to delay a breath test as she had been drinking alcohol.

Opal's $18 hike for Sydney commuters

The NSW government has been urged to overhaul the Opal card fare structure.

Matt O'Sullivan   One group will bear the brunt if pricing proposals are implemented, the NRMA and community groups have warned.

One dead, four injured in Bonnyrigg brawl

NSW police patrol vehicle

7:22 AM   A man has died and at least four others have been injured in a brawl in Sydney's southwest.

Another bar closes: lockout laws blamed

Patrons have flocked to farewell the famous George Street bar in its final fortnight of business.

Daisy Dumas 5:24 PM   Bar Century will close its doors later this month, bringing an end to $4 beers and capping a week of sensational claims and counter-claims from both sides of Sydney's raging lockout laws debate.

Case against Obeid 'a very long bow'

Eddie Obeid arrives at the Supreme Court, Darlinghurst, on the first day of his criminal trial.

Michaela Whitbourn, Patrick Begley   Eddie Obeid's barrister has told jurors in the former NSW Labor minister's criminal trial that the Crown case against his client draws "a very long bow".

Sydney drives revenue surge for toll road king 

Lane Cove Tunnel.

Matt O'Sullivan   Sydney's motorists have delivered Transurban a 15 per cent surge in toll revenue.

'No predetermined outcome': Lockouts review

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James Robertson   The state government has announced an independent review of its controversial "lockout" laws that will be "genuine and transparent".

Alleged one-punch victim takes aim 

Max Hardwick-Morris, pictured with friend, was targeted in an alleged late night attack on Australia Day.

Leesha McKenny   A victim of an alleged one-punch attack has blasted Premier Mike Baird over Sydney's controversial lock out laws.

Obeids' weekly 'housekeeping' cash

Eddie Obeid.

Michaela Whitbourn   Payments from two Sydney cafes were primarily made to Eddie Obeid's wife, court hears.

ICAC strikes back in battle with Cunneen

Margaret Cunneen has slammed the ICAC powers as "extraordinarily draconian".

Sean Nicholls   The NSW corruption watchdog is to tender details of potentially explosive phone intercepts at a parliamentary inquiry.

NRL clubs to decide future of stadiums

Sea of colour: South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe touches down in front of a huge crowd at Allianz Stadium earlier this month.

Jacob Saulwick and Michael Chammas   Sydney's stadium plans are set to be overhauled after six NRL clubs agreed to ask the Baird government for a funding switch.

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Look after kids 'from 7am to 6pm': Clover 

Kate Walsh with her children, Quinn, 5, Aidan, 4, and one-year-old Niamh at Leichhardt Town Hall after school care.

Eryk Bagshaw   The NSW Government has stepped in to relieve the after school care shortage.

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Salim Mehajer council suspended

Auburn Deputy Mayor Salim Mehajer.

Leesha McKenny and James Robertson   Sydney's most scandal-plagued council has been suspended ahead of a public inquiry into the planning decisions by its councillors.

Whooping cough cases quadruple in NSW

A severe whooping cough season has prompted a vaccine supply shortage.

Harriet Alexander   More than 12,000 notifications as vaccine stocks in the private market run dry.

This is where you may go in the afterlife

Victorian forensic anthropologist Dr Soren Blau examines a skull in the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine mortuary.

Julie Power   Australian forensic scientists will simulate the mass war graves of Iraq, Syria and the Balkans at Australia's new body farm, which began operating last week at a highly secure site west of Sydney.

Time's up for Sydney Harbour Control Tower

View of the view from the Harbour Control Tower at Barangaroo Reserve which will be demolished at the end of March. 9th ...

Melanie Kembrey   It's been called a "hypodermic in God's bum" and a "concrete mushroom". And soon it will be gone.

Lockout law protest movement gathers steam

Hugos owner Dave Evans and staff of Hugos in Kings Cross picket after closing in August. The restaurateur blamed the ...

Daisy Dumas   Support for anti-lockout law and pro-Sydney nightlife campaigns is gaining momentum, with action groups vowing to fight the "devastating cultural and economic impact" it believes the NSW Government's measures have brought.

'Devastating and unnecessary'

Workers felling trees to allow for construction of the light rail line.

Matt O'Sullivan   With some 80 trees gone for the light rail, more than 300 still face the axe - and opposition to the process has been reignited. 

Baird's message to 'hysterical' Sydney drinkers

Mike Baird

James Robertson   The NSW Premier has made no secret of his opinion as lockout laws go to review.

'Sick of our school being in the newspaper'

Australia's largest Islamic school has lost up to $19 million in Commonwealth funding.

Eryk Bagshaw   More than 2000 Sydney children could be left stranded after the government withdrew $19m in funding.

'Anti-adoption sentiment' must change

Forced adoptions and the Stolen Generations have influenced sentiment, says Brad Hazzard.

Rachel Browne   As the number of children in care nears 20,000, advocates are pushing a "family for life" model.

Highlights

Why Parliament must publish the Cunneen tapes

The leaking of key parts of the transcript of a recording featuring crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen finally starts to give the public the insight it needs to make up its own mind about her dispute with corruption watchdog chief Megan Latham.

How cities around the world minimise alcohol-related violence

'If you only act from fear, you always make the wrong decision', says Amsterdam's night mayor

Why tinned tomatoes will cost more

The government has backed a decision to slap anti-dumping measures on two Italian tinned tomato giants. 

Organ donation chief departs as rate improves

Yael Cass has quietly vacated her position following a controversial probe into the rate of organ donation in Australia that largely vindicated her performance.

Bishops not compelled to report sex abuse: Vatican

A training manual for new Catholic bishops has advised that they are "not necessarily" required to report suspected clerical child abuse to the police.

How art can help maths students

"Elegance and beauty" - a Sydney school is putting the art into STEM.

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What really goes on at this massage centre?

Girls in faux lab coats and kinky heels are only the beginning at this 'massage centre' in Sydney's CBD.

Police bust Sydney cocaine syndicate

Police arrested a man and a woman in Western Sydney on Friday on cocaine charges, and warned that their customers may be next. Vision courtesy Ten News.

Not Guilty

Dr Celine Van Golde the founder and director of Not Guilty: The Sydney Exoneration Project talks about the program.