Leesha McKenny The fate of Ryde's former mayor Ivan Petch still hangs in the balance, after the state government revealed it had yet to decide whether to dismiss the councillor almost two months after he was found...
Leesha McKenny A Sydney councillor and former Liberal state MP who leaked confidential information to aid his developer mates and to smear his rivals has been found to be corrupt by the Independent Commission...
Leesha McKenny Ryde’s former mayor Ivan Petch is launching a Supreme Court bid to have the corruption watchdog’s findings against him ‘‘thrown out’’.
Louise Hall DNA evidence has helped convict a career criminal over the 1998 sexual assault of a woman in her West Ryde apartment.
James Robertson A Sydney mayor is facing a ban on speaking directly to his staff after he was found to have used ''inappropriate and offensive'' language towards them.
James Robertson Tears and recriminations flowed as a Sydney council voted to ban its mayor from speaking to his staff.
Kate McClymont Controversial Ryde Mayor Ivan Petch will be the subject of a public inquiry by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Kate McClymont, Leesha McKenny Controversial Ryde mayor Ivan Petch will be the subject of a public inquiry by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Leesha McKenny Ryde's controversial mayor will miss the start of his corruption hearing next month to take a ''quasi-official'' trip to Britain and Italy.
Leesha McKenny Even at the little end of town, they like to talk big.
Sean Nicholls A company owned by Liberal Party identity Joe Tannous lobbied the state government on behalf of Sydney property developer John Goubran, who is caught up in an Independent Commission Against...
Leesha McKenny The state government is facing calls to intervene in the City of Ryde council as it loses another general manager.
Leesha McKenny Ryde City Council's new mayor has been chosen out of a box after two Labor councillors boycotted the vote, resulting in a deadlock.
Kate Benson The head of the state's biggest injury rehabilitation centre has accused the Health Department of trying to destroy it by slashing funding and playing political games at the cost of patient welfare.
Rick Feneley The new Archbishop of Sydney has used his first press conference to apologise to sex abuse victims and reach out to Muslims who are feeling marginalised over the terror raids.
Jacob Saulwick A fleet of about 75 buses running hundreds of services a day will be required to replace the Epping to Chatswood rail line for more than half a year when it is shut for works to prepare it for the...
Richard Blackburn The Bishop of Parramatta, Anthony Fisher, has been appointed the ninth Archbishop of Sydney, replacing the controversial Cardinal George Pell.
James Robertson North Sydney council, front-runner for the well-contested title of Sydney’s most acrimonious local democracy, is set to be suspended after an extraordinary intervention from the state...
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...
Eryk Bagshaw When Paramatta council announced the sale of the 45-year-old Ermington Putt Putt course in August, it stirred controversy across Sydney.