Alexandra Back Staff and students at the University of Sydney have united in overwhelming opposition to fee deregulation at a historic meeting that was threatened with being shut down within minutes of starting.
Damien Murphy Rarely generous in recognising the contribution of others to his greatness, Paul Keating gave him large credit for Labor's 1983 federal election victory.
Jacob Saulwick They are there to point lost passengers in the right direction. But it doesn't help when the signs themselves have the information wrong.
THE removal of 6750 square metres of rock and soil from beneath Sydney's historic Town Hall to make new storage space was part of a $40 million upgrade culminating in the civic centre's reopening...
Michael Koziol Across Sydney, local councils are splashing cash and trying new ideas to rescue the outdoor mall.
Jacob Saulwick The government’s transport response to alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney’s Kings Cross is proving a flop, with barely a handful of passengers choosing to use new late-night bus services.
Michael Koziol About 600 students took to Sydney’s streets Wednesday afternoon to protest the Abbott government’s proposed changes to higher education as part of a national day of action.
Damien Murphy Beauty and the beasts was one veteran tenor’s self-deprecating reaction when the soprano Yvonne Kenny agreed to sing with him and 50 other gentlemen of a certain age.
Daisy Dumas Devotees to the victory rolls, red lips and winged eyeliner of the post-war decade will gather at Rose Seidler House on Sunday.
Leesha McKenny Coffins adorned with graphic images of children injured in Gaza led a pro-Palestinian protest that shut down the centre of Sydney on Saturday.
Opal card commuters overcharged and readers fail as software problems plague the $1.2b ticketing system
Jacob Saulwick, Ben Grubb A lingering software problem appears to be plaguing the $1.2 billion Opal ticketing system, slowing down the passage of commuters through crowded stations at busy periods and over-charging some.
James Robertson The City of Sydney council is poised to unveil a major public artwork for George Street in the coming weeks.
Michael Koziol Access to Central Station via the Devonshire Street tunnel is blocked off while a special fire unit investigates potentially hazardous chemicals.
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Kirsty Needham NSW Labor will allow party members to participate in the direct election of its next State leader, following the lead of federal Labor.
Nicole Hasham It was painted at an anxious time when the threat of Japanese bombing raids hung in the air and train commuters had more to worry about than minding the gap.
Sean Nicholls and Nicole Hasham The NSW Labor Party has voted to support same-sex marriage but rejected a proposal that federal Labor MPs should be required to bind on a vote in favour of any legislation that comes before the...
Sean Nicholls The NSW Labor conference has given in-principle support for a federal equivalent of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and to refer the issue to the party's federal division.
James Robertson An eagle-eyed smh.com.au reader appears to have spoilt the secrecy surrounding the final design for the 60-metre George Street monument.
James Robertson A white steel cloud arch standing more than 50 metres high was among three pieces of public art unveiled for the city centre today.