Stephanie Gardiner

Stephanie Gardiner is a reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald. Email or tweet her with your news tips.

Sky's the limit: engineers to ensure Clover Moore's Cloud Arch is earthquake-proof

An artist's representation of <i>Cloud Arch</i> in front of Sydney Town Hall.

Stephanie Gardiner It might resemble a wispy, white cumulus, but Cloud Arch is designed to withstand cyclonic winds and even earthquakes.

Measles warning for visitors to Leichhardt

A child with a bad case of measles.

Stephanie Gardiner Health authorities are warning anyone who has been in Leichhardt's busy shopping district and library to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles.

Media doyenne sues for damage to her reputation

Ita Buttrose

Stephanie Gardiner Media doyenne Ita Buttrose has achieved a lot in her 71 years.

Religion teacher guilty of sex with student, 15

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Stephanie Gardiner "I had this huge need to feel loved," the sobbing woman told a Sydney court.

Coles loses $50,000 payout battle against man wrongly accused of eating stolen raw prawns

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Stephanie Gardiner A Sydney artist has been allowed to keep a $50,000 defamation pay-out, after he was wrongly accused of stealing raw prawns in a north shore Coles supermarket.

Coles shopper loses $120k after slip in store

Stephanie Gardiner It was a shopping trip for some dip that ended in a slip.

Son didn't kill 'jealous' father, judge decides

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Stephanie Gardiner When Joshua Ravindran was just 14, he wrote to his mother to say he didn't want her in his life, didn't need anything from her, and that his father was his best friend.

Joshua Ravindran not guilty of murdering his father Ravi

Joshua Ravindran

Stephanie Gardiner Joshua Ravindran denied murdering his father. "I loved my father and I still do," he said.

'He's dead, he's dead': Baby found in rocker

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Stephanie Gardiner As Kelly Stephens reached out and touched her seven-week-old son Bailey one morning, she cried out to her housemate: "He's dead, he's dead."

Korea veteran 'victim of card theft'

Leonard Rice.

Stephanie Gardiner Leonard Rice says he has good neighbours.

Son tells court he bashed dead father after being 'left all alone in world'

Joshua John Ravindran.

Stephanie Gardiner Joshua Ravindran remembers waking one April morning to a loud bang.

Korea veteran robbed of $13,000, court told

Stephanie Gardiner Mr Rice, who suffers from an asbestos-related illness and relies on a walking frame and a mobility scooter to get around, gave some neighbours his PIN so they could use his bank card to buy him...

Son's baseball bat strike at dead father 'an aberration'

Ravindran

Stephanie Gardiner When Joshua Ravindran's father died, his life changed completely.

Father talked of suicide, murder trial hears

Stephanie Gardiner His mother says he is loving and kind, a family friend remembers him as a good kid and former teachers describe him as a model student.

Jazmin-Jean tragedy: accessory didn't want to 'rat Kingy out'

SMH News, July 15, 2011. Pic of murdered Sydney teenager Jazmin-Jean Ajbschitz. She is also known as Jazmin Larter. Supplied by Police Media

Stephanie Gardiner In the months after Sean Lee King murdered Jazmin-Jean Ajbschitz, his close friend Adam Dark was very worried.

Woman hurt by two horses wins the right to sue again

Stephanie Gardiner An accident involving three horses during an afternoon ride on a Hawkesbury property has led to a two-year legal stoush between their owners, former de facto partners Lorna Watson and Alan Meyer.

Bail refused over fatal stabbing of girlfriend

Allira Green.

Stephanie Gardiner The man accused of the stabbing murder of his pregnant girlfriend in Maroubra will spend his birthday behind bars.

Mother faces court over baby death

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Stephanie Gardiner A Sydney woman accused of murdering her baby daughter in a bath tub after expressing concerns the child was a dwarf, may have been suffering an ''abnormality of the mind'' at the time, a court has...

'Very white shoes' highlighted as hearing into bashing begins

Stephanie Gardiner A pair of unusually bright white shoes form part of the case against former bikie associate Mark Judge, who is accused of assaulting several men in a brawl near Kings Cross police station.

Olympian Scott Miller to apply for bail over drug charge, court told

Scott Miller

Stephanie Gardiner Olympian Scott Miller remains behind bars on his latest drug charge, after a brief court mention on Wednesday morning.