A group of Sydney barristers has backed away from a bid to control the Bar Association's powerful executive as part of a push to reinstate the title of Queen's Counsel in the state.
Holly Ransom runs her own consultancy firm teaching people about public speaking, so addressing a room full of strangers is not usually a problem.
Chris Hartcher's farewell speech to the NSW Parliament traversed an impressive range of subjects: there was mention of a Roman emperor (Augustus), a Roman God (Janus), and even a smattering of Latin.
The US-China pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions is "unprecedented" but won’t be enough to prevent dangerous climate change, said Pep Canadell, the head of CSIRO’s Global Carbon Project.
Journalist Peter Greste may be among a handful of foreign prisoners released from an Egyptian jail and deported to Australia under a new decree issued by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
So now we know. NSW gambling authorities are so concerned about billionaire James Packer's links to notorious businessman Stanley Ho they forced Crown to take extraordinary steps to keep ensure he doesn't get his hooks into Sydney's second casino.
Uncensored documents show NSW authorities held deep concerns over James Packer's links to a Hong Kong gambling tycoon.
The main north-south cycleway through central Sydney is being planned as a "part-time" bike path.
A plan to commit a brutal act of terrorism on the streets of Sydney was hatched in retribution for Australia's military involvement in the Middle East, police will allege in court.
The territory has missed out on a third lower house seat but the border between Fraser and Canberra could still change.