After decades of abortive studies, plans and statements of intention, the federal government will on Monday sign off on what it says is the final piece of paper clearing the way for construction to begin on Sydney's second airport.
Kate McClymont Despite having no formal qualifications and a conviction for fraud, for years a former bankrupt who bought his PhD on the internet has been able to pass himself off as a psychologist in both Sydney and Melbourne.
James Robertson Sydney's $1.5 billion International Convention Centre was opened to the public by Premier Mike Baird on Sunday.
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Kate Aubusson and Peter Hannam A massive 3.2 shark is the first of five great whites caught in brand new nets and drumlines deployed along the infamous stretch of mid-north NSW coast marred by a rash of attacks over the past year.
Fergus Hunter Tony Abbott has more time on his hands these days and he is using it to rediscover a passion for reading and, in particular, for thrillers. He will not, however, be wasting any more time on E.L. James' erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which he "didn't think was a great book at all".
Amy Remeikis The Turnbull government won't be locked into an "artificial deadline" for returning the budget to surplus, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said, ruling out stimulus spending to boost the economy.
Deborah Snow The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking to ramp up revenue opportunities from some of Sydney's most stunning natural beauty spots.
Melanie Kembrey Notorious scammer willing to be chemically castrated in return for prison release.
Harriet Alexander A jobs creation plan designed to make NSW the "engine room of the nation's economy" blew out by $130 million after the chief commissioner relaxed entry to the scheme.