Senior journalists at the ABC were called into a meeting with management on Monday afternoon and told a quarter of them would lose their jobs.
Former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell has announced he will not recontest his seat of Ku-ring-gai at next year's state election, signalling his exit from state politics after 20 years.
A 14-year-old Islamic State supporter yelled abuse at Christian school students and flew the terrorist group's flag through western Sydney just two days before his family were targeted in sweeping counter-terrorism raids.
Clive Palmer has welcomed Jacqui Lambie’s resignation from the Palmer United Party describing it as a “good outcome” and one which “pre-empted” any move by the party to force her out.
Three people were struck by lightning and almost 15,000 homes and businesses lost power across a wide area of Sydney when a fierce thunderstorm hit Sydney on Monday afternoon.
As the State Coroner starts investigating how a 44 year-old disabled man died in a Yooralla group home, the chief of the disability organisation has resigned.
Around the country the painful process of showing people the door unfolded.
The local ACT edition of 7.30 will be axed as 400 staff across the broadcaster are expected to lose their jobs.
Joe Hockey and Tony Abbott are hoping a re-alignment of crossbench numbers and a worsening revenue picture might lead to a more cooperative parliament entering the final sitting fortnight of 2014. As the Treasurer prepares to unveil his crucial Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook snapshot of the budget and economy in Mid-December, the government is struggling with very poor public support, and a record of legislative failure on key aspects of its budget plan.
A Sydney woman accused of murdering her baby in a bathtub, after fearing the girl had dwarfism, told a friend "I would throw her in the bin rather than deal with all this", a court has heard.