Burwood

Burwood Council's former general manager Pat Romano weeps during sentencing

Kate McClymont The former general manager of Burwood Council, Pat Romano, who used $44,000 in council funds to spy on his wife and then lied about it at a corruption hearing, sobbed in the witness box during his...

Burwood Council takes deputy mayor Tony Doueihi to court for boarding house breach

Tony Doueihi

Leesha McKenny Burwood deputy mayor ordered to pay almost $60,000 in fines and costs after his own council took him to court.

Sydney traffic: Burwood Road closed after pedestrian and motorcyclist hurt

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Saffron Howden A motorcyclist and an elderly female pedestrian have been rushed to hospital, both in a critical condition, after an accident on Burwood Road at Burwood.

Man assaulted, left unconscious at Burwood station

Peta Doherty A man was dragged off a train, assaulted, stomped on the head and left unconscious on platform 6 of Burwood station, after a violent assault that resulted in eight people being charged or cautioned.

Mayor and deputy planning Anzac research: Burwood ratepayers to fund councillors' Gallipoli jaunt

John Faker

James Robertson An inner-Sydney mayor with a history of taking ratepayer-funded trips to the Middle East has defended plans to spend $15,000 on a fact-finding tour of Gallipoli.

Spies, lies and fraud at Burwood, ICAC finds

Pat Romano

A FORMER Sydney council general manager could face criminal charges after the NSW corruption watchdog found he misused council funds to have his wife and her colleague spied on, among other offences.

Corruption cloud hangs over mayor of Burwood

John Faker

Kate Mcclymont DESPITE the prospect of being named adversely in a forthcoming corruption report, Labor's John Faker was elected mayor of Burwood on Thursday night.

Loved but unprotected, a grand old dame of Burwood takes a body blow

Kelsey Munro RESIDENTS blocked access with a picket line and unions ordered a stop to work on safety grounds, but the demolition of a historic Burwood homestead is expected to be completed.

ICAC begins Burwood Council investigation

Kate McClymont THE general manager, Pat Romano, spied on people for his own purposes and then billed Burwood Council for it.

ICAC to investigate Burwood Council

Kate McClymont BURWOOD Council is bracing itself for potentially embarrassing revelations as the Independent Commission Against Corruption prepares to hold a two-week public hearing into corruption allegations.

Plans for an extra 50,000 homes on Parramatta Road

Council talks begin on housing development: Parramatta Rd.

Jacob Saulwick Homes for about 100,000 extra residents will be built along Parramatta Road in the next few decades, according to an ambitious plan being developed by the state government's property development arm.

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Cannabis crop worth more than $200,000 allegedly found in western Sydney unit

Melanie Kembrey Woman charged after a cannabis crop with a street value in excess of $200,000 was found in a Lakemba unit.

Convert Carlingford rail line to light rail, Parramatta MP Geoff Lee says

Around the corner? Light rail is planned for western Sydney.

Jacob Saulwick The Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee, is pushing for the state government to convert the Carlingford rail line to light rail, as part of a new connection between Parramatta and Epping and Macquarie...

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Brothers 4 Life members charged with murder of Joe Antoun and Mahmoud Hamzy

Amanda Crowe is arrested

Rachel Olding Farhad Qaumi was a busy man on his 31st birthday, according to police allegations.

Brothers 4 Life members to face charges on Mahmoud Hamzy and Joe Antoun killings

CCTV footage shows a figure that police believe is related to the attack in Bardo Circuit.

Rachel Olding Four people will be charged with murder on Monday over the shooting deaths of two Sydney underworld figures last year.

Police unravel underworld shooting spree

Shooting victim Ali Eid.

Nick Ralston It began with a spray of bullets fired into a ute parked outside a home in the city's south-west one night in August 2012, and what followed was three bloody months in Sydney.

Arranged 'marriage': student pleads guilty to sexual intercourse with child

Louise Hall A Lebanese university student who "married" a 12-year-old girl in an Islamic ceremony has pleaded guilty to having sexual intercourse with a child.

Jodi McKay backed by John Robertson for seat of Strathfield

Jodi McKay's political resurrection looks assured.

Kate McClymont Jodi McKay’s political resurrection looks assured with Opposition leader John Robertson intervening to ensure she will be Labor’s candidate for the seat of Strathfield.

'Top Brothers 4 Life member' Amanda Crowe stays under virtual house arrest over alleged hit bid

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Louise Hall A Sydney woman charged with masterminding and orchestrating the attempted murder of three men during the bloody Brothers 4 Life internal war will remain under virtual house arrest after failing to...

Ten speed cameras across NSW to go

NSW is to remove 10 speed cameras.

James Robertson The NSW Government says it will remove 10 speed cameras from the state's roads after an audit found they were doing little to improve road safety. 

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