Darling Harbour was designed for Australia's bicentenary in 1988 in a manner sympathetic with Sydney's history. That is about to be turned on its head.
Peter Hannam A bitter row over how to map NSW's precious natural habitat has split the state's environment ministry, prompting accusations of millions of dollars of waste, opaque funding processes and the cover-up of a damning internal report.
Fergus Hunter The government's proposed cuts to paid parental leave face an uncertain future in the Senate with the crossbench concerned for low-income families and frustrated by the Turnbull government's attitude to negotiations.
Patrick Begley For Patient A, a doctor visit about a pain in her foot led to a 12-year affair, an addiction to painkillers and hospitalisation for mental illness.
Jane Lee Labor has gained three notional seats and lost one in NSW, as part of the Australian Electoral Commission's federal redistribution.
Saskia Mabin A man who escaped from a northern NSW prison has been arrested in Newcastle after almost 80 days on the run.
Lucy Cormack A woman has been charged in Sydney over an airline ticket scheme that saw hundreds of overseas students allegedly defrauded of more than $360,000.
Lisa Visentin An Australian soldier deployed in Iraq is receiving medical treatment after accidentally shooting himself with his weapon.
Lucy Cormack Marine protected areas all around the world are designed to .... and yet they are failing to protect most of the evolutionary diversity of the world's coral and fish, a new study has found.
Fergus Hunter and Daniel Flitton Former cabinet minister Eric Abetz has joined former defence minister Kevin Andrews in challenging the Turnbull government's decision to refuse a United States request for increased military efforts in the campaign against Islamic State, saying it's the role of backbenchers to speak their mind.