Another veteran NSW construction union official has broken ranks to accuse senior union officials of maligning and labelling as "dogs" any union officerl who speaks out about corruption and intimidation inside the branch.
Global equities have just capped the worst quarter of trade since 2012, but two major markets are swimming against the tide.
"Clear gaps" exist in the way toxic chemicals from coal seam gas mining are handled and the NSW government must act urgently to lessen the risk, a report by the state's top scientist says.
The dollar on Wednesday touched a new eight-month low, after a slew of disappointing economic data sparked a market sell-off.
A Bungendore house has been destroyed in an overnight blaze which has reignited on the property.
Australian shares jumped in a rally led by the big banks as the falling dollar sparked a rush of foreign buying.
Pomp and circumstance blended with cheering and informality on Wednesday as Dame Marie Bashir bid farewell after more than a decade as Governor of NSW.
Senator has a go at bureaucrats in "ivory towers".
A Sydney corporate lawyer who crashed into and then attacked a learner motorcyclist will argue that he was mentally ill at the time and should not be sentenced under the state's criminal laws.
The plummeting Australian dollar may be causing woes for intrepid Australians travelling abroad, but for the domestic tourism industry it is good news.