Leesha McKenny The federal and state governments have been accused of failing to deliver a policy that would help struggling Blue Mountains businesses after the October bushfires.
Leesha McKenny Burwood deputy mayor ordered to pay almost $60,000 in fines and costs after his own council took him to court.
Leesha McKenny For a shop called The Sweetest Thing, some more customers really would be.
Leesha McKenny The O'Farrell government's response to two reports into the state's councils has been decried as a ''smokescreen of inaction'' after it promised they would lead to yet more lengthy consultation.
Leesha McKenny Roads and Maritime Services has been accused of increasing the risk of serious injury or death on the state's roads by failing to enforce its own rules about portable electronic advertising.
Leesha McKenny They are as seasonal as cicadas and sunburn, and to some, just as painful. Backpacker vans have descended en masse in Sydney, and managing the influx is an issue not just for beachside councils.
Leesha McKenny The state government's land releases last year were concentrated on Sydney's fringe, prompting warnings from planners that it needs to encourage development in built-up areas or risk urban sprawl.
Leesha McKenny The falling Australian dollar and higher global oil prices are being blamed for hurting motorists at the petrol pump.
Leesha McKenny Aerial shark patrols of the NSW coastline are ''inefficient and expensive'', a government report says.
Leesha McKenny A taxi driver is in an induced coma after he was injured during a fight with a colleague at Bondi Beach last night, police say.
Leesha McKenny The O'Farrell government's much-trumpeted plan to provide 30,000 homes near some of Sydney's main transport developments has been dealt a blow, with community and council opposition forcing delays in...
Leesha McKenny Sydney's Christian leaders have turned to Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year and Time magazine's person of the year in their annual Christmas messages.
Leesha McKenny Residents' groups say the Planning Department is rushing a coalmine expansion.
Leesha McKenny Vertical gardens are a growing trend. But as the industry finds its way amid trades and worksites more accustomed to dealing with metal, steel and glass, it turns out they can be a wilting one too.
Leesha McKenny The former deputy mayor who escaped jail for unnecessarily filing down the teeth of elderly nursing home patients has resigned from a Sydney council.
Leesha McKenny, Charmaine Wong Sydney Harbour Bridge will put on its biggest midnight display when more than a billion people cast their eyes to the harbour city on New Year's Eve.
Leesha McKenny, Charmaine Wong Sydney's New Year's Eve celebrations promise to be bigger than ever as more than a billion people cast their eyes to the harbour city as it heralds in 2014.
Leesha McKenny Only two units across Sydney's most affordable suburbs could be bought by average families without falling into mortgage stress, an analysis of new dwellings in this week's property listings has...
Leesha McKenny, Sean Nicholls Gambling experts have labelled James Packer's insistence that his Barangaroo casino would be exclusively for high rollers a ''sham'', and warned it was inevitable that poker machines would ultimately...
Anne Davies, Leesha McKenny Barangaroo is one of the finest urban development sites in the world, and art and architecture are at each end of a continuum with design in the middle, Edmond Capon told the heavy hitters of...