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Auburn Festival a long way from terror

Georgina Mitchell It was Western Sydney on a Saturday afternoon, and it felt as if it could not be further from terror.

Police on guard for retaliation attacks against Muslims after anti-terrorism raids

Michael Koziol Extra police are on the beat in communities with a high Muslim population including Lakemba and Auburn and are on the watch for retaliation attacks against Muslims, police have confirmed.

Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer faces suspension over business interests

Salim Mehajer outside court. Photo by Paul Bibby.

Leesha McKenny A Sydney deputy mayor and property developer is facing a suspension for failing to publicly disclose the full scale of his extensive property and business interests.

Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer faces suspension over business interests

Leesha McKenny A Sydney deputy mayor and property developer is facing a suspension for failing to publicly disclose the full scale of his extensive property and business interests.

Man charged with killing wife on Auburn street is refused bail

A man charged with stabbing his wife to death was refused bail by a Sydney court on Thursday.

Man finds body on his morning walk in Auburn

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Megan Levy A body has been found under a pedestrian bridge in Sydney's west.

Auburn councillor Salim Mehajer owns house damaged in suspicious blaze

Leesha McKenny A Sydney deputy mayor, property developer and aspiring state MP has emerged as the owner of a house damaged by a suspicious fire this week.

Meet Albert from Auburn, the baby 'burb

Sarah Whyte ALBERT JACKSON YONGAI should have no problem finding a playmate his age. The five-month-old was one of 672 children born in 2010 from Auburn, making it the most prolific baby suburb in NSW.

Terror raids target family homes of convicted criminals

Suspects' criminal records disclosed: Milad bin Ahmad-Shah al-Ahmadzai.

Nick Ralston and Emma Partridge A man jailed for threatening to slit the throat of a Commonwealth official and another who allegedly helped six people travel to Syria are believed to be the alleged leaders of the group targeted by...

$7 billion shortfall looming for NSW public schools

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James Robertson and Amy McNeilage The NSW public school system is facing a $7 billion shortfall and declining standards unless the government doubles its spending over the next two decades to meet the state's growing population, a...

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Keli Lane's last hope of overturning her murder conviction

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Louise Hall Baby killer Keli Lane's last hope of overturning her murder conviction will be heard in the highest court in the land on Friday.

WestConnex: reintroduction of toll likely to force motorists onto Parramatta Road

Fresh doubts have emerged about how much the WestConnex motorway will ease congestion on Parramatta Road.

Jacob Saulwick More cars will pile onto Parramatta Road after the first stage of the WestConnex is built, despite the government's stated intention to beautify the much-maligned corridor.

Baby killer Keli Lane loses last chance to overturn murder conviction

Keli Lane during her Supreme Court trial in 2010.

Louise Hall Baby killer Keli Lane has lost her last chance to overturn her murder conviction with the High Court refusing special leave to appeal.

Empty tables at Ramadan dinner as Vic Alhadeff stands by Gaza comments

Empty tables at the iftar dinner.

Nicole Hasham Besieged Community Relations Commission chair Vic Alhadeff has refused to withdraw controversial comments defending Israel’s deadly force against Gaza which has badly fractured goodwill between...

Fight over takeaway gozleme lands one in hospital, one in police custody

Police say the fight erupted over the amount of cheese in a gozleme, a traditional Turkish pastry dish, seen here in a file photo.

Megan Levy A fight over a takeaway gozleme ended with one man in hospital and another charged with assault in Sydney's west at the weekend.

Muslim youth leader Fadi Abdul-Rahman found guilty of drug supply

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Paul Bibby A prominent Muslim youth leader who helped young men in his community turn away from drugs and crime and has been found guilty of supplying $2 million worth of cocaine.

High-rise plans move forward in two Sydney suburbs

Leesha McKenny More high-rise is coming to Sydney's suburbs, after the state government approved a new development precinct in Wentworth Point and put plans for another at Macquarie Park on public exhibition.

Sydney Trains 'refresh' 28 stations for $33 million

Jacob Saulwick Sydney Trains will embark on a pre-election blitz to spruce up another 28 train stations, including some that have only recently been the subject of multi-million dollar upgrades.

Baby left on doorstep of Sydney home

The child abandoned in Auburn.

Megan Levy A man who answered the doorbell at his home in Sydney's west found a baby girl wrapped in a blanket abandoned on his doorstep, police say.

Police baffled by case of abandoned toddler 'Mai'

Emma Partridge A distressed toddler abandoned on a doorstep in western Sydney is trying to speak in between her tears, but police cannot yet understand what she is trying to say.