Property-developing Hurstville mayor Con Hindi has been given until 9am on Monday to provide records as to how he disposed of asbestos on a site in Crump Street, Mortdale.
Dan Harrison Indigenous leader Patrick Dodson has raised concerns about a proposal to recognise the First Australians outside the constitution, warning it was "very risky" to rely on the goodwill of politicians to serve the interests of Indigenous people.
Alexandra Smith International full-fee paying students are studying the most over-crowded schools in Sydney at the same time as the NSW Department of Education clamps down on out-of-area enrolments.
Jacob Saulwick Roads Minister claims vindication for the state's transport strategy after a national audit listed seven Sydney roads among the country's 10 worst.
Louise Hall The 68-year-old adopted son of former premier Neville Wran is taking his stepmother to court seeking a larger slice of the late Labor giant's multimillion dollar estate.
Michael Koziol Arts leaders have stepped up their campaign against the federal government's cuts to the Australia Council at a national day of protest that included a "mass dance action" to demonstrate their displeasure.
Daniel Flitton Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has stated Australia's concern over any military build-up on artificial islands in the South China Sea - just days after a US spy plane made a show of buzzing close to a Chinese base in the disputed territory.
Lucy Cormack Nine Sydney councils are getting ready to turn off the lights – 13,000 of them – to save more than $20 million.
Melanie Kembrey and Matt Wade One of the state's grand old cities is now its great hope for economic prosperity - 'the infrastructure capital of the world', as the premier put it.
David Wroe National Security Correspondent Destroying the people-smuggling trade remains a "national security priority" for Australia because it is being used globally to fund terrorism, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said.