Matt Wade It was once known for wharves, shipyards and stores. But the neighbourhood of Pyrmont-Ultimo has a new distinction: it is Australia's most densely populated suburb.
Kirsty Needham A radical shake-up of NSW councils proposed this week would see two new powerbrokers join Sydney's lord mayor Clover Moore in presiding over metropolitan cities with revenue flows approaching, or...
Jacob Saulwick It is a very un-Sydney problem. Barry O'Farrell and Gladys Berejiklian were beaming when they took reporters to Leppington in the city's far south-west to inspect progress on a new rail line.
Stephanie Gardiner A teenager who was sucked down a drainpipe at a golf course on the mid-north coast has been found dead, police say.
Ilya Gridneff A bushfire in the Blue Mountains National Park was sparked by a father and son who allegedly torched clandestine meth labs the day police were supposed to raid the multimillion-dollar operation.
Harriet Alexander FROM barrister to barista, John Hart managed to put his past as a defender of petty criminals behind him to reach the summit of Engadine's culinary scene.
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AN ELDERLY woman looked out her window to find 30 men urinating on the front of her property.
Andrew West Greater Sydney TOM JOHNSTON only wanted to make a few bucks to pay off the loan he took out to buy a couple of guitars.
Les Kennedy A POLICE officer allegedly threatened to kill a senior colleague after she publicly chastised him for having vomit on his boots.
Vanda Carson THE Aldi supermarket chain's plans to sell alcohol in its NSW stores have been met with objections from the Health Department, as well as an Aboriginal land council, community centre, councils and a...
Jacob Saulwick, Kelsey Munro IF THE federal government gets around to nominating and building a second airport for Sydney, the achievement would fly in the face of more than 60 years of botched plans and broken promises.
Steve Meacham Ashlee Siejka is the new face of one of the oldest sports in Australia. At 22, the elfin blonde from Bathurst has already become the first woman to drive 100 horses to victory in NSW.
Jacob Saulwick TRANSPORT BUS DRIVERS are threatening to ban travel on certain western Sydney routes following another spate of attacks against drivers this week.
Harvey Grennan PRIVATE certifiers can no longer approve apartment blocks and other buildings for occupation without looking at them. But council certifiers can.
Sean Nicholls STATE POLITICAL EDITOR LABOR'S fortunes at next month's state election have been dealt another blow by a NSW Greens decision not to direct preferences to the party in more than 30 seats.
Aaron Cook EVERY December they take over houses around Sydney, a creeping net of wires and glass that transform each dusk into a neon sunrise.
Tim Barlass WITH their distant looks and sinister appearance, these women all share the same brand of notoriety.
Nick Ralston For a young Milat relative, a visit to Belanglo was ''much anticipated''.
Nick Ralston and David Cole A relative of serial killer Ivan Milat enticed his young victim into Belanglo forest and killed him with a double-bladed axe, police allege.