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Yuko Narushima JULIA GILLARD has sought to warm the government's relationship with the Premier, Kristina Keneally, after a prime ministerial snub in front of cameras last week.

Police search for driver after young father killed in hit and run

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Louise Hall A passing motorist who attempted to take Villawood man Siaki "Jack" Mafoa to hospital after he was hit by a car at Five Dock on Friday night has come forward following an appeal by police.

Disappointed NRMA hits out at toll 'cross-subsidy' proposal

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Jacob Saulwick The NRMA says the government should not hit motorists in western Sydney with more tolls to fund the construction of motorways in Sydney's inner west.

M5 tolls to stay 50 years

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Jacob Saulwick South-west Sydney motorists will be hit with tolls for almost 50 years

Twenty-year-old pedestrian killed in hit and run accident at Five Dock

SH NEWS: April 12, 2014. Siaki Mafoa, A 19-year-old man who died after being struck by a car on Parramatta Road about 7.45pm, Friday 11 April 2014. Photo: Facebook

Jacob Saulwick One man has died and two others are in hospital following three separate crashes across Sydney.

WestConnex has a numbers issue: What are they?

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Jacob Saulwick Christopher Zito has a tough job. Zito is the state government employee who has to work out how many people will drive on the WestConnex toll road planned to be built through and under Sydney's inner...

Woman set alight during horrific attack in Sydney CBD, man arrested

A woman has been hospitalised after allegedly being set alight in Sydney overnight. About 6.15pm (Friday 7 March 2014), emergency services were called to a building on Castlereagh Street. Police have been told a 34-year-old woman was splashed with an unknown liquid and set on fire. She was initially taken to St Vincent?s Hospital before being transferred to Concord Hospital in a critical condition. About 6.35pm, emergency services attended Wattle Street Ultimo, where they found a 28-year-old man with burns to his arms. He was taken to hospital where he remains under police guard. Photo: Matt Black Productions

Brittany Ruppert and Rachel Browne The manager of a troubled Haymarket apartment building has raised concerns about overcrowding in the complex after a man allegedly doused his partner with flammable liquid and set her alight.

Woman suffers burns after allegedly being set alight

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Brittany Ruppert, Rachel Browne Police are urging victims of domestic violence to seek help and report abuse after reports that a 34-year-old woman was allegedly doused in flammable liquid and set alight by her partner on the eve...

Man charged with setting ex-partner alight still in custody

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Megan Levy A man accused of setting his former partner alight in a Sydney apartment block will spend another night in custody while the services of a Thai interpreter are secured.

Woman set alight in Sydney CBD had AVO against boyfriend

A woman has been hospitalised after allegedly being set alight in Sydney overnight.

Rachel Olding A woman who was set alight by her boyfriend in a suspected attempted murder was trying to get an AVO out against the man.

Burn victim told family, friends of concerns about ex-boyfriend

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Rachel Olding, Megan Levy, Louise Hall A Sydney woman allegedly set alight by her former boyfriend had previously voiced concerns about the relationship to her parents, police and at least one friend.

Hospitals resist calls to drop parking rates for cancer patients and carers

Kirsty Needham Inner Sydney hospitals have had a million-dollar boost to car park profits, but are resisting calls from cancer support groups to drop expensive parking rates for frail patients undergoing...

More take a shine to Opal smartcard despite fare flaws

Jacob Saulwick, Lane Sainty Sydney's Opal public transport smartcard is finally starting to reach across the city - pleasing some with its convenience but frustrating others with its fare and pricing structure.

Homeless woman Monika Chetty dies from severe burns

Monika Chetty.

Eamonn Duff Police say it is one of the biggest mysteries they have come across as the cause of Ms Chetty's burns remain unknown.

True devastation of bushfires not yet known

NEWS-NCH Fires  Corner Pacific Highway and Flowers Drive Catherine Hill Bay.
Photo by PHIL HEARNE  Friday 18th October 2013.

Nick Ralston ONE man is dead and hundreds of homes have been destroyed but the true devastation of the NSW bushfires may not be known for some days, and maybe not before a dangerous weather conditions fan the...

NSW bushfires: live updates

NSW RFS crews form up along Bells Line of Rd near Clarence.

More than 90 fires are burning across NSW, with 20 still out of control.

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Woman in hospital after Sydney house fire

Anne Tarasov A woman is in hospital with burns to her face and hands after a house fire in Lilyfield on Saturday afternoon.

Time saved, but Gay can't say how much

Jacob Saulwick Motorists who now drive for free along the M4 will face tolls of more than $4 each way in four years, but the government cannot say how much time they will save when the road is widened.

Mayors in the dark over plans for WestConnex

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Jacob Saulwick The O'Farrell government says it wants to draw up a plan for the redevelopment of Parramatta Road by December, but councils in the region are complaining about a lack of detail about the WestConnex...

WestConnex: 100 properties to be bought to make room

News-NCH. 02.08.12. Official opening of new Newcastle Port Centre. NSW minister for Ports and Roads, Duncan Gay. picture by Brock Perks

Jacob Saulwick More than 100 properties through Sydney's west and inner west will be purchased to make room for the first stages of the O'Farrell government's WestConnex motorway.