Former police officer Shane Diehm jailed for lying to watchdog

Nick Ralston A former high-ranking NSW Police officer has been sentenced to six months' jail after he was found guilty of lying to the force watchdog about a drug-fuelled weekend away with fellow officers.

Garbage trucks off the road across Sydney following fatal accident in Adelaide

Off the roads: Cleanaway trucks.

Leesha McKenny Rubbish collections have been suspended across Sydney after the one of Australia’s largest waste management companies grounded its entire fleet following an accident that has left a man dead in...

Students protest education changes, burn Pyne effigy

Chloe Rafferty, NSW education officer for the National Union of Students, lights an effigy of Education Minister Christopher Pyne.

Michael Koziol About 600 students took to Sydney’s streets Wednesday afternoon to protest the Abbott government’s proposed changes to higher education as part of a national day of action.

Transport Workers Union bankrolled other union elections: Commission

Transferred money to another union: Transport Workers Union national secretary Tony Sheldon.

Anna Patty A slush fund linked to the Transport Workers Union was used to bankroll the election of officials to other organisations including the troubled Health Services Union in NSW and to topple the...

He Who Must be Obeid by Kate McClymont and Linton Besser pulled off shelves

A screenshot of the Abbey's Bookshop website, which has been selling 'He Who Must be Obeid'.

A book detailing the life and times of corrupt former NSW Labor MP Eddie Obeid has been pulled off the shelves.

Parramatta Square's Aspire tower proves too high for aviation authorities

Too tall: Parramatta's proposed

Leesha McKenny Parramatta’s aspirations to build NSW’s tallest residential tower may be cut down to size following concerns by aviation authorities.

Man and woman charged over Queanbeyan assault


Michael Inman Man suffered stroke after he was allegedly kicked in the face by his ex-wife while on the ground in a Queanbeyan pub

Police raid Newcastle home over Daniel Fing bomb plot

Sam Rigney Police have raided homes at Belmont North and Waratah on Wednesday morning as part of an investigation into the discovery of 50 kilograms of explosive materials and crudely drawn maps of Sydney and...

Going places

Felicity Stewart

Daisy Dumas Daisy Dumas meets the people shaping a better Sydney.

Chef filmed naked visitors at his Tumbarumba home, court told

Qi Jia Wu

A chef who installed a hidden camera to film naked women and a man staying at his home in south-eastern NSW has been ordered to perform 350 hours community service work.

Gun find in fake leg places hospital in lockdown

Liam Phillips St Vincent's Hospital was placed in lockdown yesterday afternoon after the alleged discovery of a pistol hidden in a patient's prosthetic leg.

Star City places $760m bet on its future

David Humphries The gambling hub is turning itself inside out.

Friends in high places

Linton Besser The Kazal brothers have built an empire stretching from Abu Dhabi to Sydney's most exclusive harbourside properties. Linton Besser investigates.

Man dies after being stabbed in the neck

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A man has died after being stabbed in the neck in Sydney's west.

Push to overhaul investigations into police 'misconceived'

New and 
previously unpublished pix of Brazilian student Roberto Laudisio Curti, who died 
in Sydney in March after he was Tasered by police during a chase through the 
CBD. Supplied.



Nicole Hasham An independent review of how NSW police investigate themselves has been disparaged as "factually incorrect" and "misconceived", casting serious doubt on state government efforts to improve confidence...

Exploited chicken processing workers owed thousands

NCH NEWS. Pic Shows Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union's Newcastle & Northern Branch Secretary, Grant Courtney, at Union House, Newcastle West. Pictured with documents relating to foreigners working on backpacker visas in Beresfield. Pic by Max Mason-Hubers MMH. Thursday 17th October 2013. Newcastle

Anna Patty Underpaid chicken processing workers are owed $434,000 after allegedly being short-changed by a labour hire firm that paid them as little as $11.

Education minister Adrian Piccoli confirms he attended fundraiser at the home of the owner of a college now under police investigation

Adrian Piccoli

Alexandra Smith and Amy McNeilage The NSW education minister, Adrian Piccoli, has revealed he attended a fundraiser at the home of the owner of a training college now under police investigation for allegedly rorting public funding.

Kings Cross late-night bus service a flop

Revealed numbers: State Transit chief executive Peter Rowley.

Jacob Saulwick The government’s transport response to alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney’s Kings Cross is proving a flop, with barely a handful of passengers choosing to use new late-night bus services.

Seahorses under threat in marine parks: study

MATTHEW KELLY The state’s controversial network of marine parks and reserves are inadvertently threatening seahorse populations, new research has found.