Drummoyne

Water, water, everywhere for senior rowers

Sarah Whyte With hearing aids, long socks and sensible shoes, there's something different about the men's eight rowing crew on the water at dawn in Drummoyne.

Missing man likely to have been killed in drug deal: police

To his family, he was a personable man who would give anyone the shirt off his back. Yet police believe he met his demise in a drug deal gone wrong.

Rapid expansion: bus stops cut in plan for quicker system

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Jacob Saulwick More buses on major routes across Sydney will stop at fewer places, in an attempt to improve travel times.

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Relief for friends of Mary Louise Wallace as Robert Adams charged with her murder

Mary Louise Wallace  disappeared in the early hours of September 24, 1983 at the age of 33.

Emma Partridge The best friend of missing Sydney nurse Mary Louise Wallace did not realise the pair would never speak again when she hung up the phone on a September afternoon in 1983.

Build WestConnex, no strings attached - NRMA

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Jacob Saulwick The state's peak motoring body wants the Prime Minister to drop Labor's multibillion-dollar conditions on a new motorway in western Sydney that would improve some of the city's least popular and...

Rise and fall of The Godfather

ICAC report handed down (Thumbnail)

Anne Davies, Sean Nicholls, Linton Besser 'There are two types of people in the Labor Party,'' one senior state MP says. They were ''those who bent the knee and kissed Eddie's ring, and those who kept their distance because they thought him...

Sydney stripper faces multiple ecstasy charges

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Manuel Mitternacht When stripper Daniel Murphy was broadcast on Saturday he was not wearing the police uniform or firefighters' outfit he customarily uses as props for his steamy performances.

Parking ban for weekend gridlock

APPROACH TO HARBOUR BRIDGE.

Jacob Saulwick Major Sydney roads will be cleared of parking at weekends in a bid to free up chronic traffic congestion that now rivals weekday travel.

Union draws map of public-sector job cuts

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Anna Patty Legal Aid services, art galleries and museums in the city, prisons in regional areas and education and housing in the central west will be affected by job cuts in the public service, calculations by...

Cruise operator linked to double disappointment

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Nick Ralston A SYDNEY Harbour cruise operator that failed to pick up its paying passengers on New Year's Eve had left staff from a special needs school stranded on the night of their work Christmas party only a...

Tainted evidence: science in the dock

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When a sledgehammer-wielding robber broke through the front doors of the Willoughby Hotel early one January morning in 2008, his balaclava-clad image was captured by a security camera.

Dumped MP takes legal action

Angela D'Amore...charged recommended.

Alexandra Smith THE disgraced former Labor MP Angela D'Amore has asked for extra financial help after she was reimbursed only a portion of the amount she was seeking to cover the legal bills she incurred during her...

Corruption cloud hangs over mayor of Burwood

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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.

Electoral tsunami set to sweep ministers away

Brian Robins THE latest Herald/Nielsen opinion poll indicates the swing against the Labor Party will be so great that its plans to renew and rebuild its parliamentary party will be in tatters after next month's...

Sidelined MP to appeal against graft finding and seek legal costs

Alexandra Smith THE disgraced Drummoyne MP Angela D'Amore is appealing against the corruption finding against her handed down by the Independent Commission Against Corruption in an effort to clear her name over the...

Inner-west's bridge of sighs

Jim O'Rourke TENS of thousands of motorists will have their peak-hour journeys increased despite the NSW government spending $175 million trying to remove a notorious traffic bottleneck.

Premier to open bridge many don't want to use

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Jacob Saulwick and Louise Hall THE Premier, Kristina Keneally, confirmed yesterday she will be at the official opening of the duplication of the Iron Cove Bridge, the only big transport project completed in the life of her...

NSW to pay for D'Amore legal bills

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Sean Nicholls STATE POLITICAL EDITOR TAXPAYERS are set to pick up the legal bill incurred by the disgraced Drummoyne MP, Angela D'Amore, during her corruption inquiry, despite her possibly facing criminal charges over rorting a...

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No fish too small, says Greiner in defence of ICAC

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Sean Nicholls NICK GREINER, the former premier who set up the Independent Commission Against Corruption only to become its biggest scalp, has defended the watchdog against claims it is wasting its time and...

Nurse took offer of ride home, then disappeared

Malcolm Brown A MAN who offered to drive missing Sydney nurse Mary Louise Wallace home in the early hours of September 24, 1983, had committed a number of assaults on women and had been jailed for rape, Glebe...