Historic Sydney Harbour island to be restored,handed back to Indigenous landowners
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Historic Sydney Harbour island to be restored,handed back to Indigenous landowners

Goat Island will finally be returned to Aboriginal landowners years after it was first promised,with more than $40 million set aside for its restoration in next month’s state budget.

  • byTom Rabe

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Free phone charging at Sydney train stations under Labor election promise

Free phone charging at Sydney train stations under Labor election promise

Free mobile phone charging terminals will be installed across more than a dozen Sydney train stations if NSW Labor wins next year’s state election.

  • byTom Rabe
Metricon’s shareholders inject $30m,CBA strikes new deal

Metricon’s shareholders inject $30m,CBA strikes new deal

Advisers to the country’s biggest home builder have been working on a new funding deal following the death of its founder and rumours of financial instability.

  • bySarah Danckert andTom Rabe
Liberals are too focused on themselves,says Constance,as Gilmore hangs in balance
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Liberals are too focused on themselves,says Constance,as Gilmore hangs in balance

With the southern NSW seat on a knife-edge,Liberal candidate Andrew Constance says his party has been punished for dwelling on itself.

  • byTom Rabe
Suspended NSW MP Gareth Ward should continue to receive salary,report finds

Suspended NSW MP Gareth Ward should continue to receive salary,report finds

The NSW government has been advised Ward should continue to receive his salary and other entitlements despite being suspended after being charged with sexual assault.

  • byTom Rabe
New train fleet could be on the tracks within months after NSW government and rail unions talks

New train fleet could be on the tracks within months after NSW government and rail unions talks

The NSW government will consider making modifications to its long-delayed intercity fleet after weeks of tense negotiations with rail unions.

  • byTom Rabe
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Second public inquiry into Folbigg conviction amid new scientific evidence
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Second public inquiry into Folbigg conviction amid new scientific evidence

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman said he made the recommendation to the Governor after scientific revelations regarding a genetic mutation that could have passed from Kathleen Folbigg to her four children.

  • byTom Rabe
Court order could take ‘wrecking ball’ to press freedoms,NSW MP says

Court order could take ‘wrecking ball’ to press freedoms,NSW MP says

Greens upper house MP Abigail Boyd has condemned a court order requiring a major media company to hand over copies of its investigation to an interested party before publication.

  • byTom Rabe
Balmain Leagues site can be rebuilt after government ditches dump plan

Balmain Leagues site can be rebuilt after government ditches dump plan

Transport for NSW announced it no longer needed the Victoria Road block for the Western Harbour Tunnel.

  • byMichael Koziol andTom Rabe
‘D-Day’:Perrottet enters fray on train fleet industrial dispute

‘D-Day’:Perrottet enters fray on train fleet industrial dispute

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has stepped into a long-running industrial feud between the government and rail unions over a mothballed train fleet.

  • byTom Rabe andAlexandra Smith
NSW transport minister open to cheaper fares in bid to boost patronage

NSW transport minister open to cheaper fares in bid to boost patronage

David Elliott says he is open to considering cheaper public transport fares if it could help ease financial pressures on the network.

  • byTom Rabe