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Lucy Cormack

Lucy Cormack is a Herald reporter.

Aussie Backyard Bird Count set to take off

Lucy Cormack When the ABS conducts the national census every five years there is one bracket of the population it does not count: Australia’s birdlife.

Boots for Kids unites footy fans far and wide

Helping out: Logan Aldridge,13, is donating his boots.

Lucy Cormack To the future owner of his old footy boots, Logan Aldridge has just one piece of advice.

Vogue meets cricket in new SCG dress code lookbook

Lucy Cormack When Lynda Reid was denied entry to the SCG members stand in January she implored management to offer any "coherent basis" on which they could claim her attire was not, "respectable and appropriate",...

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Teen mothers of Wyong building their futures

SHD NEWS: Allysha Wooden and her son Tyler. Allysha is one of the student mums in the Young Parents Program.  13/8/14 Photo: Tony Walters

Lucy Cormack When pregnant 15-year-old Skye Warren was kicked out of home it was the loneliness that hit her the hardest.

Teen mothers of Newcastle class of 2012: where are they now?

FOR SUN HERALD. Young mums who were pregnant as teenagers. A look at how they are doing. Nobbys Beach, Newcastle. Picture shows Dannielle Papworth with son Oden, 2, and daughter Sieuri, 3.
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Lucy Cormack It has been two years since four teenage mums at the Newcastle DALE Young Mother's Program spoke with the Herald. Where are they now?

Alphie the inflatable sea turtle sails into Sydney Harbour

Alphie the turtle.

Lucy Cormack An ancient marvel of the sea has graced Sydney's harbour. Belly face down, it's gliding past yachts and harbourfront homes. Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's just Alphie.

Woman in toilet has narrow escape as scaffolding collapses in Redfern

Scaffolding has collapsed in Redfern.

Lucy Cormack, Andrew Hornery, Megan Levy A woman who was in a bathroom next to her Redfern workplace narrowly avoided being struck by scaffolding as it fell an estimated 10 storeys from a construction site.

Phantom of the Opera House

Lucy Cormack Sydney awoke under a thick blanket of fog on Saturday morning.

Marches for Israel and Palestine have same call: Peace

A young girl attends a pro-Palestine rally

Ben Doherty, Lucy Cormack and Stephanie Wood Sydney took to the streets in support of both Palestine and Israel in separate events on Sunday, with the two rallies both calling for peace in the Gaza conflict.

Thousands attend opposing rallies over Israel-Gaza conflict

Around 10,000 pro-Israeli supporters gathered to to condemn Hamas in Sydney on Sunday.

Lucy Cormack, Ben Doherty, Stephanie Wood Sydneysiders have rallied in support of both Palestine and Israel in two separate events in Sydney on Sunday.

Film rental pioneer Dr What closes its doors after more than 30 years

Neal Crisford in his Bondi Junction video store 'Dr What'.
Photo: Wolter Peeters

Lucy Cormack Atop a labyrinth of shelves, many still bursting with the faded covers of VHS tapes, Hollywood heroes watch over a landmark Sydney institution.

Rugby critics 'shallow and misguided': Scots College principal

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Lucy Cormack The Scots College principal rejects suggestions that the private school's all-conquering 1st XV rugby team poses a threat to the safety of schoolboy competitors.

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Love for cars ends in tragedy

Philip Vassallo

Eamonn Duff, Nick Ralston, Lucy Cormack As a teenage boy growing up in suburban Sydney, Philip Vassallo lived for his mates and his prized car - a light-blue refurbished Datsun ute.

Debt fears a heavy burden

Lucy Cormack It is a perception that frustrates Tamara Mobbs - that veterinarians earn a lot of money.

Teen dies in Penrith car crash

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Lucy Cormack A teenager has died after a two-car collision in Sydney's west on Friday night.

Taxi on fire in Sydney CBD

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Lucy Cormack A taxi catches fire on the corner of Kent and Margaret streets in Sydney's CBD. Vision: Darren Burden

NSW MP Adam Marshall caught drink-driving

Adam Marshall: has been caught drink-driving, the state's deputy premier says.

Lucy Cormack "I thought I was okay to drive, I wasn’t. I drank and drove, I was a bloody idiot.”

Night of sport brings fans together

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Lucy Cormack Amid State of Origin and Australia's second match of the FIFA World Cup it was a long night for many sports fans, taking them well into the early hours.

Free ferry travel this long weekend

Lucy Cormack Ferry workers in Sydney will ditch their uniforms and stop selling tickets - meaning the whole long weekend commuters will ride free.

Eddie Obeid doesn't 'give a damn'

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Lucy Cormack Eddie Obeid says he is a "victim of witch hunt," fronting the media outside his home after the Independent Commission Against Corruption found that he had acted corruptly.