NSW players gathered at the SCG as they struggled to come to terms with Phillip Hughes' injury.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is defending besieged Defence Minister David Johnston against calls for his sacking over publicly denigrating the government-owned shipbuilder ASC.
The Baird government has tightened vegetation clearing rules in fire-prone areas less than four months after their introduction after being flooded with calls about unnecessary culling of trees in Sydney’s suburbs.
Nothing could have put the "seriousness" of Michael Clarke's hamstring strain more quickly into perspective. For by now we have all seen the footage, the stark images of what happened when a regulation bouncer hit Phillip Hughes below and behind the left ear on Tuesday afternoon, on an otherwise benign, sunny day at the SCG.
Next week Caterina Kairuz will celebrate one year of being free from cancer. But the special treatment she received isn't available to all, due to cost.
The Wallabies expect to be slapped with a repair bill and are prepared to pay the costs of fixing a hole in the wall at Lansdowne Road after the discovery of dressing room damage in Dublin.
Long-anticipated plans for a new inner city primary school have collapsed after the state government walked away from a deal to buy an Ultimo site from the City of Sydney.
Labor's Kate Lundy says it's the right time for her to leave politics after almost two decades in the senate
So it's big: weighing 27,500 tonnes and stretching 230 metres long and 32 metres wide. Bigger than four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Bigger than eight standard-sized blue whales, if they happened to be lined up on the flight deck head to fluke.
The Bureau of Meteorology is warning metropolitan area residents to prepare for a possibly severe storm late on Wednesday.
A SERIOUS fire has destroyed a seed shed at Southern Cotton's Whitton gin.
REAL men aren't afraid to wear high heels.
ONE of Australia's most successful breeding zoos is raising three tiny marmosets after monkey mum Lulu gave birth ...
The mother of five young children has made a heart-felt plea.
You thought roos like boxing? Think twice.
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