Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon has a fight on her hands to retain her NSW senate seat, with a Melbourne Cup field of contenders, including members of her own hard left faction, nominating to take her on in a pre-selection battle.
Anne Davies Lord Mayor says the process proposed by IPART is "not transparent, accountable or equitable".
Nicole Hasham Future rate hikes worth more than $500 a year are rekindling a push to merge local governments across NSW.
Anna Patty "We are in situations that are as dangerous as the ones police face."
Amy Corderoy The nation's peak health body has halved the blood lead levels that it considers concerning, warning there is no safe level of lead exposure.
Lucy Cormack Darling Harbour is the latest stop in a 47,000 nautical mile journey around the world – by canoe.
Peter Hannam The world subsidises energy consumption to the tune of more than $200,000 per second, with about 60 per cent of that going to support coal.
Sarah Whyte Security contractors admit there has been "at least one incident" where guards "mishandled" asylum seekers on Nauru and they are aware of allegations of staff trading contraband such as cigarettes for sexual favours on the island.
Stephanie Gardiner Nurse Gibson Kariuki was sleeping off a night shift, when a woman's screams woke him.
Rachel Browne A succesful breeding program at Taronga working in tandem with a mobile phone recycling campaign is helping to save the critically endangered western lowland gorilla.
Blacktown's City Festival Week will run until this Saturday.