A Sydney home-builder was hinting he could make his problems with a council disappear for $200,000 before he was threatened with being disappeared himself, an inquiry into Auburn council has heard.
James Robertson is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.
A controversial ex-Sydney mayor is suing a council staffer for defamation after he was described negatively in a report about asbestos on one of his properties.
Pressure is mounting on the state government to hold an inquiry into the treatment of disabled children after fresh accusations about abuse.
People trying to report suspected child abuse to authorities are facing delays of up to an hour on the phone, a parliamentary inquiry has been told.
A controversial Labor candidate has been re-endorsed after quitting at the recent federal election.
A senior Liberal official who was embroiled in a fake flyer fiasco is attempting a political comeback
The parliamentary inquiry comes amid warnings that improper treatment could be found to extend to hundreds more patients.
The head of Sydney's medically supervised injecting room says they are not "touting for business" from pregnant women
Just how small is a small bar? And how late can it stay open? These questions are being pondered by the state government.
It's been a hellish week for one Sydney mayor after Fairfax revealed his home renovations appeared to breach the rules, sparking an investigation from his own council.