The NSW government has begun work to begin selling off electricity assets as soon as it can if it wins at the March 2015 state election.
Oversight of vegetation clearing would be handed to local bodies composed mostly of farmers in a controversial proposed overhaul of the state’s environment laws.
The only independent review of the business case for the $14 billion WestConnex motorway, the biggest transport initiative in Australia, concluded "it was not able to form a view on whether the project is a worthwhile and prudent investment … for the NSW government".
Woolworths has told some suppliers it could decide to pull their products from shelves just days before Christmas if they refuse to cut prices and fund the supermarket giant's new Cheap Cheap advertising campaign.
The bodies of the Martin Place siege victims will be laid to rest before Christmas.
State social services peak NCOSS recommends improved energy rebates and public transport concessions for low-income earners, as report reveals current benefits do not keep up with the cost of living.
More than 90 per cent of Kevin Andrews' free relationship vouchers are still in want of a couple and a couch, even though the trial period for the scheme is almost half over.
GP of 20 years Charlotte Hespe fears for the future of her profession. "Under these incentives, what junior doctor would want to come and work in primary care?" she asks.
Finance Department incident highlights hidden dangers of Secret Santa.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.