NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has come out strongly in favour of same-sex marriage, describing it as one of the most important human rights issues "of our time".
James Robertson is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.
The state government has defended spending $200,000 hunting down the source of embarrassing leaks revealing budget blowouts in its major transport projects by saying it is protecting community safety in the age of terrorism.
Sumptuous meals, an inner-city apartment used by his son for seven years and "day-to-day" living and income support were among the work expenses of a former president of the NSW RSL who resigned for "health reasons", an inquiry into the veterans' charity was told on Monday.
An expert analysed past council elections and found the counting method may have led to the wrong candidate being elected.
Report suggests that developers' appetite along rail line redevelopment will far exceed the government's published plans.
The Premier claims an hour's commute saving is among the pluses of the Bankstown line upgrade pain.
The state government's latest social housing drive will target a group not typically associated with homelessness in the public mind: older women, including professionals who have been middle-income earners.
A controversial former Liberal Mayor and winning candidate in the weekend's council elections will be in court in November over an alleged assault that occurred two days before the poll.
A developer whose project a NSW minister is alleged to have pressured sitting councillors to vote down by linking the issue to their party preselection, soon after engaged the services of a Liberal-aligned lobbying firm headed by a political kingmaker from the minister's faction of the party.
After staking so much political capital merging NSW councils, the Liberal party risks walking away from Saturday's elections without controlling any newly merged Sydney council as opponents claimed voters abandoned the party driving Sydney's "overdevelopment".