CYDONEE MARDON Wollongong Coal has gone to ground over claims it is embarking on a deliberate strategy to lay off workers at Russell Vale and replace them with contractors if and when the mine reopens.
BEN LANGFORD The issue at the core of Wollongong Coal's failure to get its mine expansion plans approved is not a small matter - it concerns the risk that mining under sensitive areas could drain the whole drinking water catchment.
ALEX ARNOLD NSW Premier Mike Baird collected traffic cones at Gerringong last month to mark the official opening of the Princes Highway upgrade, but he may be asked to put them back in October.
ANDREW PEARSON A woman was thrown from the back seat of a car and into the path of oncoming traffic during a road-rage-related crash at Albion Park Rail.
MICHELLE WEBSTER Adriano Pedro Mauricio will be in his 50s the next time he can legally sit behind the wheel of a car - in 2045.
KERRIELYN CLARK Kiama mayor Brian Petschler says flood controls put in place during decommissioning works on Jerrara Dam went according to plan during last week's heavy rain.
MICHELLE WEBSTER A Mount Warrigal man caught speeding on "one of the country's most dangerous roads" has had his licence suspension reduced on appeal.