The NSW government appears to have abandoned the fight to forcibly merge Ku-ring-gai Council, after failing to meet a deadline to appeal a court decision blocking its plans, leaving its forced amalgamations policy in disarray.
Kelsey Munro is Acting Education Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Street trees do more than just provide shade and a pleasant green outlook - they can also boost your home's value.
Some of the city's leafiest suburbs are the worst offenders when it comes to cutting down mature trees.
The exact location of the memorial has been delayed by coming major infrastructure works in Martin Place.
New moves in energy policy and renewables suggest Gladys Berejiklian's government is showing a far greener hue than their federal counterparts might lead anyone to expect.
An upper house MP has been interviewed by police in relation to possible criminal offences over flying a drone to film over a NSW piggery.
The Premier is being challenged to produce evidence that the government's policies have significantly reduced house prices.
Sports Minister and WestConnex Minister Stuart Ayres has been accused of a conflict of interest after accepting GWS Giants corporate hospitality at least 16 times before announcing a major taxpayer-funded sponsorship for the club.
Family Services minister Pru Goward has been accused of hypocrisy over her announcement of a new carer's payment for foster families who provide "a forever home" for kids; as it can be revealed Ms Goward was the minister who abolished the same payment just five years ago.
Luana Campione's struggle is familiar to hundreds of thousands of households across NSW: the scramble to patch together childcare to fit around work, school drop-offs and pick-ups.