NSW emergency departments are facing huge increases in the number of seriously ill patients, with doctors saying the system cannot cope without more beds and more money.
Nicole Lindsay An offshore investor has splashed out nearly $24 million on a Blackburn North office building as the suburban office market racks up another year of record sales.
Mark Kenny Voters might experience it like a recurring wave of nausea. A faltering government is lashing out, blaming others as the accounts of its own dysfunction pile up. This seems too familiar. And too rich an irony.
Amy Corderoy Women are being 'upsold' invasive genital surgeries by unscrupulous cosmetic clinics that do not properly inform them about the risks, or whether the surgery might be unnecessary, experts say.
Henrietta Cook Students at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools suffered serious sexual abuse up until 2007, with victims afraid to report the abuse due to a "code of silence", the royal commission has heard.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government has walked away from a plan to impose a tax on bank deposits, a proposal that was expected to deliver revenue of $500 million a year.
Leesha McKenny The state government is tightening up - but not scrapping - pre-gateway reviews, a process that lets developers challenge council rezoning refusals.
Kate Aubusson and Leonie Thorne Have you ever felt like magpies were out to get you? You might be onto something, according to a new Australian study.
Sam Rigney A woman who crashed her car on the New England Highway killing her two-year-old daughter and critically injuring her 11-month-old son allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel after smoking three or four "cones" of cannabis earlier in the day, Newcastle Local Court has heard.
Harriet Alexander The first stocks in an unusual bank won't help their female donors, but they may hold the cure to health problems for future generations.