Students and backpackers are increasingly living in slum-like, illegal housing, which are often hotbeds of criminal activity, says the City of Sydney's new investigation squad.
Julia Medew, Health Editor Here is what you should consider when you're shopping around for a medical keeper.
Sarah Whyte and David Wroe The UNHCR say they would be "shocked" if payment allegations are true
Stephanie Gardiner The jury at the trial of Christopher John Anderson, accused of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend in the heart, has been discharged after being unable to reach a verdict.
Damien Nowicki Both the major parties have been accused of secretly paying people smugglers. But what have the politicians been saying about them in public?
People-smuggler cash claims: how events unfolded
Melanie Kembrey Residents say their lives have been thrown into limbo after their properties were revealed to be in the path of a proposed rail line through Sydney's south west.
Sean Nicholls An external investigation has failed to pinpoint who is responsible for the leaking of a confidential cabinet document that embarrassed the government over its plans for light rail in Newcastle shortly before the election.
Kate Aubusson Police are investigating whether a serial attacker is behind sex assaults in Sydney's CBD and Chatswood.
Gareth Hutchens The International Monetary Fund has warned that the gap between rich and poor in advanced economies is now at its highest level in decades, making widening income inequality the "defining challenge of our time".
Strike Force Godos officers executed two search warrants on two homes in Parkes