Leesha McKenny An aspiring Ryde councillor has been charged after allegedly assaulting the mayor outside a polling booth on election day.
Leesha McKenny Private-sector development of a light rail route from Westmead to Strathfield could be used to cover the cost of the project, a coalition of the area's big businesses and landowners says.
Leesha McKenny Ryde's mayor has conceded he thought about striking back after he was allegedly "king hit" by a rival candidate during the council's byelection at the weekend.
Leesha McKenny First it was the Knighthood to Prince Philip, now a 'Matehood' to a publisher caught up in an ICAC probe has got the Prime Minister into hot water.
Leesha McKenny The Year of Sheep is off to a strong start for Sydney's hotels, many of which are close to capacity for this week's Chinese New Year celebrations.
Leesha McKenny Canterbury Council's embattled general manager has survived a second attempt to have him sacked.
Leesha McKenny The state government's hopes for a consensus about the future of Parramatta Road are breaking down, with councils accusing the government of poor consultation.
Leesha McKenny The decision not to locate Sydney's newest cruise ship terminal at Barangaroo was a "serious error", according to an inquiry that has called for changes to mitigate the environmental impact of the...
Leesha McKenny Sydney's mayors would be directly elected by the public every four years, and forced council amalgamations would be off the table if Labor wins office in March.
Leesha McKenny Canterbury Council has been given until the end of the week to settle the future of its most senior manager, or face intervention by the state government.
Leesha McKenny Premier Mike Baird declared it a "complete and utter blank canvas" less than three months ago, but amid the visions jostling to fill in Sydney's Bays Precinct come concerns that even existing plans...
Canada Bay, Ashfield, Burwood, Leichhardt and Marrickville councils join ranks against forced mergers
Leesha McKenny Five inner west councils have joined ranks against the state government's bid to reduce the number of NSW councils, including an agreement to fight any move to force them to amalgamate.
Leesha McKenny Months after its grand naming ceremony, Barangaroo's headland park has become Sydney's most prominent moot point.
Leesha McKenny A Sydney project compared to New York's famous High Line will not be ready for the grand opening of Frank Gehry's first Australian building after becoming mired in delays.
Leesha McKenny Compromising photos can be a liability in politics. But who would have expected a football lover, experienced female doctor and "an isolated shot of a senior asian man playing guitar" could be the...
Leesha McKenny Almost 600 women and nine babies may have received ineffective vaccines after a faulty thermostat at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital went undetected for more than a yea
Nicole Hasham and Leesha McKenny Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has ruled out selling the Malabar Headland, declaring the "cathedral of nature" will stay in public hands forever.
Leesha McKenny and Nicole Hasham Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has ruled out selling off the Malabar Headland after government consultants advised the land was "surplus to requirements".
Leesha McKenny One of Sydney's last undeveloped headlands should be sold to developers, according to a report condemned by local MPs as an "appalling breach of trust" by the Abbott government.
Leesha McKenny and Simone Ziaziaris Redrawn city limits will see the Blue Mountains spared urban sprawl for at least 20 years, Leesha McKenny and Simone Ziaziaris say.