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Jacob Saulwick is City Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald.

'Shockingly bad': Is this the state's worst election policy?

'Shockingly bad': Is this the state's worst election policy?

Labor’s M4 toll cashback plan is an absurdly generous free kick to one company.

  • by Jacob Saulwick

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Parramatta councillor ejected before council sacks CEO

Parramatta councillor ejected before council sacks CEO

The City of Parramatta Council has sacked chief executive Mark Stapleton, but not before a fiery meeting in which one councillor was ejected and later refused to hand confidential papers to security guards.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Parramatta Council sacks chief executive Mark Stapleton

Parramatta Council sacks chief executive Mark Stapleton

Mr Stapleton had been suspended on full pay following the publication of a series of articles raising questions about his resume.

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Government says it will keep properties - but budgets for their sale

Government says it will keep properties - but budgets for their sale

In a costing for the Powerhouse Museum's move to Parramatta, two heritage buildings have been listed as bringing in $60 million.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
'Gobbledygook and doublespeak': How 'Gladys' gang' is failing Sydney on planning
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'Gobbledygook and doublespeak': How 'Gladys' gang' is failing Sydney on planning

Want to tell the world about a new apartment development? If you are the NSW government you'll talk about parks.

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Bodgy builds, bubbles and a big Lamborghini: Parramatta developer hits a road block
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Bodgy builds, bubbles and a big Lamborghini: Parramatta developer hits a road block

Jean and Nissy Nassif make no secret of living the high life in Sydney's west. But Mr Nassif has dug himself a big hole in Parramatta.

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Berejiklian government backs over-shadowing of future public square

Berejiklian government backs over-shadowing of future public square

A proposed $650 million redevelopment of Cockle Bay Wharf has triggered another dispute between Clover Moore’s City of Sydney Council and Gladys Berejiklian's government over development.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
'Biggest shake-up in building laws in our state's history' follows Opal Tower debacle

'Biggest shake-up in building laws in our state's history' follows Opal Tower debacle

The government will also tighten protections for homeowners and owners’ corporations, to help ensure they receive compensation if builders or engineers have been negligent.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
One night only lock-out relaxation for Mardi Gras

One night only lock-out relaxation for Mardi Gras

The appeal to wind back the lock-out laws for the week follows the suspension of the lock-out laws for the one night of Mardi Gras last year.

  • by Jacob Saulwick and Megan Gorrey
'A ghost-town': push to unlock Sydney's nightlife

'A ghost-town': push to unlock Sydney's nightlife

Five years after the lockout laws were introduced to combat alcohol-fuelled violence, the inner city is almost unrecognisable.

  • by Jacob Saulwick and Megan Gorrey
'Singing from the rooftops': Land Councils to be given greater power

'Singing from the rooftops': Land Councils to be given greater power

The Minister announced on Wednesday the measures would apply to the Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council on the Central Coast.

  • by Jacob Saulwick