Sydney Morning Herald - National / Nsw
Australia's increasing obsession with air conditioning means around 2.3 million households run their air-conditioners for at least an hour when they are not home, a new survey claims.
An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's company.
Residents in a street in North Strathfield say construction vibrations from work on the M4 East tunnel section caused their walls to crack and crumble.
Simplistic responses to the death of our rivers and the life they support from both federal and state environment ministers clearly demonstrate neither minister is fit for purpose.
Australian families in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, are living in terror of a mad killer.
Leaked documents reveal the state's transport agency has identified 'industrial relations' as a key issue in a project to replace NSW's regional train fleet.
The seven meals of the Shire.
The 34-year-old has been charged after the bloody brawl in a Turramurra park left himself and six teens in hospital on the weekend.
Surfers pulled the man from the water and bystanders carried out CPR until paramedics arrived.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with raping a nine-year-old boy in Sydney's west while on vacation from Mauritius in 2017.
A dramatic arrest has unfolded tonight at Chatswood's Westfield shopping centre.
The Riverina man is facing multiple counts of child sexual assault, along with related charges of producing child abuse material and bestiality.
Cory James Milgate was caught on camera as he climbed over the post office counter on August 29, looting the shop of jewellery and other goods.
Brody Clarke, a former investment banker turned lawyer, gambled upwards of $100 million on sports he had no idea about, a court heard.
Robert Dulhunty faked a break-in and placed rope, cable ties, condoms, and a "jar of plum jam" in a bag at the celebrity's eastern suburbs home.
Defectors claim the Church of Scientology's bizarre response to a fatal stabbing at Chatswood shows the true side of the organisation.
No one was trapped in the crash three kilometres south of intersection with the Hume Highway and only minor injuries were sustained
Brexit deal defeated, a dead bat virus has hit Sydney, a terror attack in Kenya, and Sydney set to swelter through another scorcher.
A man has been disqualified from driving for three months after his lawyer compared his drink-driving case to that of footballer Greg Inglis.
In the more than 18 years since it opened, there have been more than one million injections supervised in Kings Cross, 8000 overdoses, but not one single death writes Tracey Burton.
Under the current drug laws, pill testing only affords protection to user and dealers.
The liner Strathaird sent a radio message today, stating that she had rescued six Europeans and 12 Malays.
Grieving family says they will seek out an opportunity to discuss drug reform with Gladys Berejiklian in the wake of the 19-year-old's sudden death.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, lunch, tea, repeat.
During a similar heatwave event in 2011, NSW Health saw a 13 per cent increase in mortality as well as a 14 per cent rise in emergency department admissions.
Daniel Katsogiannis faced court on charges of importing a prohibited import and intentionally importing a prohibited tier 1 good without approval.
The children have been diagnosed with measles after returning home from a trip to Sri Lanka, health authorities say.
The luxury cruiser was not so lucky, with the cost of the damage estimated at $60,000.
Experts investigating the cracked Opal Tower building have recommended that all residents should delay moving back until further investigations have taken place by independent engineers.
Popular belief is that female funnel webs eat the males after mating, but out of 80 pairings at the park in the last week, it hasn't proved true.
Anthony Sampieri was charged in November 2018 after he allegedly detained a girl in a toilet at Kogarah and physically and sexually assaulted her in a 15-minute ordeal.
With upcoming state and federal elections, William McKeith asks which sector of government is responsible for what when it comes to education.
Health authorities have urged anyone who comes across an injured bat to make no attempt to pick it up, warning the animal may carry a deadly virus.
Tunneling for the second stage of Sydney's multi billion-dollar metro railway is expected to take up to two years.
The deaths of five young music festival revellers in as many months will be scrutinised before the NSW Coroner's Court next week.
The mayor of a Sydney council said they didn't move its citizenship ceremony from January 26 "for political reasons", but to escape the heat.
Sydney commuters will soon be able to catch driverless trains, Bernard Tomic's astonishing spray at Lleyton Hewitt, and China ponders a 3D-printed moon research station.
It's the busiest time of the year for ecstasy-related hospital presentations - and this summer has been particularly large.
Young people take pills at festivals that they know could kill them and they don't seem to care.
The hunt for the killer of police chief Col Winchester spread to Italy and the US last night.
Police allege the man made dozens of harassing phone calls to multiple women before the sexual assault of a girl in Kogarah.
A cure for earworms, the science of supper and sunbaking dragons
A man has died and a woman is in a critical condition following what police are calling a domestic-violence related stabbing at North Richmond on Monday.
The NSW Supreme Court found the Barangaroo Delivery Authority breached is contracts with Crown and Lendlease over protecting their harbour views.
Passengers are expected to be able to catch the single-deck metro trains as early as April or May.
Police believe the couple knew the 40-year-old man, who was found dead in a unit in Sydney's south-west on Saturday afternoon.
NSW Ambulance said the group of four were snorkelling from Bushrangers Bay to Kiama on Monday when they were caught in a rip.
A man charged with multiple child sex crimes has been bailed to a trendy backpackers' hostel in Sydney's inner city.
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 15-month-old boy in Wagga Wagga on Sunday.
Tony Burke is not the only one shocked by the sight of dead fish at Menindee Lakes.