Sydney

Family's plea to find missing Gary who vanished from Sydney's east

Megan Levy Gary Moana Payne had been staying with his aunt in Sydney's eastern suburbs when he walked out of the front door one day with a mystery man.

Man in his 50s crushed by car in Sydney's southwest

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Saffron Howden A man in his 50s has been crushed by a car at a mechanical workshop in Greenacre in Sydney's southwest.

Roadworks lead government's drive to win over opponents to Sydney's second airport

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Jacob Saulwick, Mark Kenny Tony Abbott's support for an airport at Badgerys Creek is being hailed as the biggest development ever for western Sydney, as the Prime Minister prepares to announce a complementary roads package...

Sydney City accuses state of cherry-picking most profitable public land

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Nicole Hasham The City of Sydney has demanded control of Barangaroo, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and other prime land in a bold push to substantially expand its borders.

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New Badgerys Creek airport will offer little noise relief for those near Sydney Airport

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Jacob Saulwick A new airport at Badgerys Creek will not provide relief to residents enduring the aircraft noise from Sydney Airport.

Badgerys Creek to be named as Sydney's second airport

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James Massola, Mark Kenny Federal cabinet is expected to meet on Tuesday to approve Badgerys Creek as the location of Sydney's second airport.

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Labor vows to stop commercialisation of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens

Kirsty Needham Car access to Mrs Macquaries Point would be blocked, and Sydney's most iconic harbour viewing spot enhanced with bush regeneration, under a Labor election policy to rescue the Royal Botanic Gardens...

Sydney wetter than Darwin, but end of rain is in sight

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Rachel Olding Continual rain has turned Sydney into the tropics with an unusual run of warm, wet days outdoing Darwin's wet season.

Sydney Royal Easter Show: Freaks and pigs pull visitors in

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Melanie Kembrey Aerial Manx is a man who lives by the sword.

Anti-Islamist Nathan Abela charged over shooting at his home

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Rachel Olding Anti-Islamic extremist Nathan Abela has been charged with hindering the police investigation into a shooting at his Greystanes home.

Father and son injured in Sydney shooting

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Nick Ralston An aspiring young boxer and his father have been shot outside their family’s inner-Sydney home in what police believe was a targeted attack.

Baby left on doorstep of Sydney home

The child abandoned in Auburn.

Megan Levy A man who answered the doorbell at his home in Sydney's west found a baby girl wrapped in a blanket abandoned on his doorstep, police say.

Sydney ratepayers to spend a pretty penny on pop-up urinals

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James Robertson In response to those who accuse local government of being preoccupied with pipe dreams, the City of Sydney is spending a lot of time thinking deeply about toilets.

Sydney Water expected to demand return of money obtained fraudulently by Australian Water Holdings

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Sean Nicholls Sydney Water will demand the return of potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars from an infrastructure firm linked to the family of former Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid if corruption authorities...

University of Western Sydney to build high-rise campus in Parramatta CBD

University of Western Sydney

Heath Gilmore, Carolyn Cummins A high-rise university campus for up to 10,000 extra students will be built in the Parramatta central business district.

Sydney brothers tortured with ropes, gas torch and hammer, police claim

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Emma Partridge A mother and and stepfather have been arrested for allegedly torturing two boys in their care with ropes, sticks, a gas soldering torch and a hammer.

Sydney real estate: location trumps size as city values soar

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Toby Johnstone A million dollars doesn’t cover a lot of ground if you are buying a house in Sydney.

Easter spirit takes the cake as Sydney gets ready for a festive binge

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Julie Power A riot nearly erupted at last year's Royal Easter Show when a macaroon stole first prize for a new baking category, dubbed ''the anything else cake'' for allergy sufferers.

Severe weather warning issued for Sydney

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Melanie Kembrey As residents in far north Queensland wake to assess the damage wrought by Cyclone Ita, Sydneysiders have been warned to prepare for wild weather.

Copycat: Sydney is slowly turning into Melbourne

Good Food - George St Special. Saturday 19th October 2013. China Lane. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD GOOD 131019

Luke Slattery Sydney is knocking off its urban design ideas from Melbourne - and isn't ashamed to admit it.

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