Natalie O'Brien Thinking of organising a picnic at one of Sydney's eastern suburbs beaches? If it is in Bondi, Bronte or Tamarama, be careful about using Facebook or Twitter to invite your guests because you could...
Natalie O'Brien Waverley Council's controversial so-called picnic permit policy did not apply to events with less than 50 people – or so the public was told after an incident when rangers threatened to call the...
Daisy Dumas It is a property developer's dream: 21,000 square metres of prime Sydney real estate on the edge of the city's grandest park, 360 degree views across the entire city and harbour, zoned to build up to...
Nicole Hasham Global property magnate Max Raine says the City of Sydney must seize control of the beleaguered Oxford Street shopping strip and demolish a historic sandstone church at Paddington to build a...
Heath Gilmore A Sydney council is investigating whether to privatise its childcare centres, reigniting fears that local authorities are looking to exit the sector.
Michael Koziol The surfer who died on the beach at Tamarama on Wednesday was a well-known publisher who had settled in Sydney with his young family after moving from Britain.
Michael Koziol A jetski was on its way to rescue a surfer at Tamarama Beach on Wednesday afternoon when a wave knocked the man into the rocks, fatally injuring him.
Rose Powell The death of a surfer at Tamarama beach has the local community asking why they had to wait for a surf lifeguard to arrive from Bondi.
Megan Levy Jodhi Meares, the fashion designer and ex-wife of billionaire James Packer, has been charged with high range drink-driving following a weekend crash in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Nicole Hasham The Baird government has announced $400 million to be reserved for a light rail system in Parramatta, allowing construction to start when a feasibility study is complete.
Nicole Hasham The cost of a light rail line through Parramatta would climb if it included the transport-starved suburb of Carlingford, putting pressure on the state government to fork out more funds for the...
Emma Partridge A Sydney man serving jail time for knowingly infecting his girlfriend with HIV is accused of giving the life-threatening virus to another woman he had sex with.
Nick Ralston Former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has apologised to anyone he has let after he and his wife were allegedly caught with cocaine at Sydney's Randwick Racecourse.
Alexandra Back A Sydney man has been charged with knowingly infecting a woman with HIV.
Leesha McKenny When it comes to smokers, Sydney councils are opting not to fight them on the beaches.
Daisy Dumas A tract of Centennial Parklands and all of Waverley Bus Depot are in planners' sights as details emerge of the future of Oxford Street in Bondi Junction.
Leesha McKenny The state government is reviewing a controversial planning process described by one of its own ministers as ''providing endless backdoor opportunities for disreputable developers to push their...
Megan Levy A driver has been charged over a crash on Southern Cross Drive in Eastlakes earlier this year in which seven cyclists on a morning ride were struck by a vehicle and injured, some of them seriously.
Bellinda Kontominas Heaters, lounge cushions, hardback books - even a roundabout sign - were among the rubbish piled high in the front yard of the Bobolas family's home in Boonara Avenue, Bondi.
Amanda Hoh A woman's body has washed up on Tamarama Beach in Sydney's east.