Jacob Saulwick It was a simple promise: inner city roads would become a 'nirvana' after the $15 billion WestConnex was built. But secret documents show the toll road will worsen congestion.
Judith Ireland The Greens will bring forward a Senate debate on the party's marriage equality bill next month, in a bid to stir federal parliament into action on same-sex marriage.
Sean Nicholls A former NSW government architect has slammed proposed changes to Barangaroo to accommodate James Packer's $1.5 billion casino resort, declaring there is a lack of balance between private gain and public benefit.
Anne Davies Several NSW National MPs want the Baird Government to change its policy and support a ban on coal seam gas for the Northern Rivers region to reflect strong opposition in their communities.
Patrick Begley A man who snared more than $180,000 in insider trading deals used share investing to win the approval of his emotionally abusive father, a court has heard.
Noel Towell Public Servants at the Department of Industry have rejected a new wage deal in three-to-one workplace ballot drubbing.
Ross Peake Pressure on reserved car parks at Parliament House has risen after paid parking was introduced, including in the public car park, although most don't stay long enough to pay the fee.
Ross Peake Labor senators have questioned how their email addresses, and those of their staff, were provided to a private research company.The company is being paid around $22,000 to survey Senators, MPs and their staff on the work of the Parliamentary Budget Office.
Ross Peake The failure to spend money earmarked for the security upgrade at Parliament House was incompetent budgeting, a Senate estimates hearing was told on Monday.
A man will appear in court after he was charged with numerous firearms offences at Forster on Monday.
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