In local government terms, the break has become official. Bankstown is no longer western Sydney.
Jacob Saulwick is City Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald.
The work of auditors-general has become one of the main tools by which government obfuscation has been rubbed against the grain.
Limits are being imposed on the number of freight trains running over the rail bridge connecting Sydney with the Central Coast and Newcastle, after engineering reports found cracking in the bridge's concrete and "consistent defects" in its steel frame.
The government had said cyclists would face a $106 fine for failing to carry identification from March.
Public transport use is soaring across Sydney, putting more pressure on crowded trains and buses.
A three-year-old Sydney girl crushed by a stone monument died in front of her siblings and parents, devastated friends have revealed.
Social housing tenants could be forced to pay more in rent depending on the location and size of their house or apartment under options being examined by the state's pricing regulator.
Two men have been arrested after multiple violent incidents at fast-food outlets in Sydney's central business district early on Sunday.
The NSW Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, has criticised federal tax incentives for property investment – such as negative gearing – for worsening housing affordability in Sydney.
The release this week of district plans by the Greater Sydney Commission potentially foreshadows a new era in Sydney planning, which may mean a new look and feel for the city's neighbourhoods and for how we move between them. There is that possibility. But it is also apparent that, for all the power of the documents, the district plans at this stage largely imply the continuation of the status quo.