The barrister for the Sydney student who leaked information about a fashion school scholarship awarded to the Prime Minister's daughter has asked the court to not record a conviction.
The NSW government has sought to distance itself from claims by the state Treasurer that Sydney's 41 councils should be reduced to just five.
Might we suggest a rhinestone encrusted ANZ executive joining the parade if the bank really wants to make an impact at next year's Mardi Gras. The only question is who?
Toll Holdings has conceded that trading conditions were tougher than expected in the first quarter in the volatile macro environment, but has reiterated its full-year earnings guidance.
One of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's three sisters has joined the chorus of condemnation of against the federal government's decision to green light a plan for a privately owned aged-care facility on public parklands at Middle Head.
The federal government has given the green light to a controversial proposal to convert former Defence buildings on Middle Head into an aged-care facility, sparking a storm of protest from local opponents who say it will effectively privatise a section of public parklands.
The Australian Taxation Office says it has now cut over 500 jobs from its crucial auditing team as it tries to meet the federal government's budget cuts.
Australia's giant but trouble -prone infrastructure project, the National Broadband Network declared it had rolled past 640,000 homes - an outcome that has taken five years to achieve. Over the next five years it is targeting it will connect 8 million homes. It will need to go into turbo charge.
The Coalition has refused to hold a royal commission into the Commonwealth Bank as part of its response to a landmark senate inquiry.
MORRIS LURIE, 1938-2014
The sentencing hearings of two Eurobodalla men who have pleaded guilty to drug charges have been delayed.