The $1.2 billion Shenhua Watermark has won federal government approval despite claims by the peak NSW farm group that the open-cut mine would "blow a 35-square-kilometre hole" in some of Australia's most productive farm land.
Georgina Safe Italian-born artist Diego Bonetto runs edible weeds and medicinal plant foraging expeditions.
Lisa Cox The threat of terrorism in Australia is as high as it is in global terror hotspots in Africa and the Middle East, according to the United Kingdom's Foreign Office.
Rachel Olding An Australian Paralympian born with one arm and no legs has been given a special disability discount card after initially being told she was not disabled enough because she can ride a skateboard.
Anna Patty, Royce Millar, James Massola Opposition Leader Bill Shorten failed to declare a political donation of about $40,000 from a labour hire company he received in the lead up to the 2007 election campaign.
Jacob Saulwick If the Albert "Tibby Cotter" Walkway to the Sydney Cricket Ground had never been built, the NSW government would have a spare $38 million to spend on other transport projects, hospitals or schools.
Tammy Mills The last conversation Tarang Chawla had with his sister was so very ordinary.
Emma Partridge A Sydney toddler had only just learnt to walk when his mother's boyfriend allegedly attacked him in February.
Carmen McIntosh Kings Highway residents are becoming increasingly fed up with travellers brazenly dumping rubbish at their front gates.
Paul Bibby Information sent via the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp will be "crucial evidence" in the case of two men accused of planning a terrorist attack in Sydney, a court has heard.
The Area News journalist Riley Krause revealed lip synching was actually a subject he studied at university.
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