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Promise check: $405 million to get the “missing motorway link” in Sydney’s north underway

Liberal leader Tony Abbott said on that a Coalition government would "end the frustration of Central Coast motorists and get the missing F3 to M2 link underway". [Read entire story]

Promise check: $1.5 billion for Sydney’s WestConnex

Commonwealth funding for Sydney's WestConnex road project has been a central tenet of the Liberal party's policy platform for some time. [Read entire story]

Sydney and Melbourne going green despite uncertainty over future of Renewable Energy Target

Australia's biggest cities are setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions despite signs the Federal Government will wind back the Renewable Energy Target. [Read entire story]

ANZ hoaxer Jonathan Moylan says sorry for ‘unintended consequences’ of fake press release

An environmental activist who received a suspended sentence for sending out a fake press release that prompted Whitehaven Coal's share price to crash has said he is sorry and accepts the court's decision. In January last [Read entire story]

ANZ hoaxer Jonathan Moylan avoids jail over fake press release

An environmental campaigner who distributed a fake press release that caused a coal company's share price to crash has avoided jail. Jonathan Moylan received a 20-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to [Read entire story]

Sydney needs more inner-city homes: developer

Sydney needs to provide more homes close to the CBD if it wants to reach its potential as a global city, a major property developer has warned. [Read entire story]

Cascade Coal launches High Court bid to regain licences cancelled after ICAC finding

A coal company that lost mining exploration licences after a corruption finding has launched legal action in the High Court to have the licences reinstated. [Read entire story]

Agribusiness eyes new container terminal at Port Botany

NSW Ports is exploring ways of increasing agricultural exports now that a third container terminal has been opened in Sydney. [Read entire story]

NSW Premier Mike Baird urged to help homebuyers as Sydney house prices rise 17pc in a year

Real estate agents have called on the New South Wales Government to do more to improve housing affordability. [Read entire story]

Burnt body found at Picnic Point in Sydney identified as 20yo Dane McNeill from Narellan

The body of a man found burnt in a park in Sydney's south-west has been identified as 20-year-old Dane McNeill. Mr McNeill, from Narellan in Sydney's south-west, was reported missing July 18. His body was found early on [Read entire story]

Beale in running to be Wallabies five-eighth

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says he sees "no reason" why Kurtley Beale cannot nab the coveted Wallabies No.10 jersey from NSW teammate Bernard Foley in the coming Rugby Championship. [Read entire story]

League will rally around Boyd: Paterson

Cory Paterson believes Darius Boyd's recent off-field antics may have been a "cry for help". [Read entire story]

Tah Man flies into mascot horseplay

Waratahs mascot Tah Man has declared Allianz Stadium a showpony-free zone this weekend. [Read entire story]

McKenzie buoyed by Super success

It is a Wallabies coach's dream – so long as Henry Speight and Israel Folau don't break each other in their semi-final battle. [Read entire story]

Idea bombing a path to Sydney’s creative future

From the timely execution of the photo bomb to the knitted art form of the yarn bomb, one movement is pushing to fuel Sydney's creative future one 'idea bomb' at a time. [Read entire story]

Why a film set is a ‘game park’

Australian photographer Jasin Boland reveals his iconic images for Mad Max: Fury Road and other action movies. [Read entire story]

NSW, Queensland police officers allegedly eating hash cookies in surveillance footage

Surveillance footage of a number of New South Wales and Queensland police officers allegedly consuming hash cookies has been shown in a Sydney court. The footage was tendered as evidence in the case against former Tweed [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven’t heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on … [[ Click on post title to read full story. ]] [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven’t heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on … [[ Click on post title to read full story. ]] [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven't heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on 1st August! Even thought I am very excited that I finally able to share this book with you all, deep [Read entire story]

The verdict on 5SOS’s debut

Teenage pop isn't a dirty word in the hands of Australian band 5 Seconds Of Summer. [Read entire story]

One Direction’s blockbuster plans

1D are planning the world's largest "event cinema" release for their second film. [Read entire story]

Darius Boyd suffering from depression

Knights fullback admitted to a mental health clinic to be treated for depression. [Read entire story]

The harpist who thinks really big

String player William Close is one musician who likes to think big. Very big. [Read entire story]

GoT’s Sean Bean drops spoiler

When Ned Stark's head was chopped off, most Game of Thrones fans thought they had seen the last of him. [Read entire story]

The Magic Flute by the West Australian Opera

Those who find opera difficult to get their head around may be pleasantly surprised by WA Opera's latest offering. [Read entire story]

Dennis McIntosh – Part 2

Continuing the story of Dennis McIntosh, when he goes to work underground, and finds the true reason for his daughter's brain injury. [Read entire story]

Plant to plate to bin: putting the spotlight on our food wastage

Celebrating the delivery of their 28 millionth meal, OzHarvest forces the spotlight back on our attitudes towards food wastage, sustainability and security. [Read entire story]

Melanoma scare inspires long walk

A melanoma scare inspired Jay Allen to join the push to ban solariums in Australia. Now he and a fellow survivor are walking from Sydney to Melbourne to raise money to fight the cancer. [Read entire story]

MH17: Sydney woman Gabrielle Lauschet identified as another victim of Malaysia Airlines crash

Gabrielle Lauschet, a pre-school teacher from Sydney, has been identified as another victim of flight MH17. The 48-year-old was on her way back from Germany after visiting her mother. Ms Lauschet worked at The German [Read entire story]

Man charged over 12-year-old daughter’s ‘illegal marriage’ to stand trial

A New South Wales father charged with procuring his 12-year-old daughter for sex has been committed to stand trial. [Read entire story]

Dennis McIntosh – Part 1

Dennis McIntosh spent years struggling to help his daughter recover from a brain injury. [Read entire story]

Photo Bombed…!

'Mick's Pics' has added a photo to the pool: A nice long exposure of the Sydney Opera House, adorned in snakeskin as a part of Sydney's Vivid Light Festival, invaded by an illuminated cruiser out for the evening on [Read entire story]

More jobs at Adelaide Airport under plan

Adelaide Airport wants to invest $1 billion over five years to generate another 3500 jobs at the South Australian facility and help it cope with increased passenger numbers. var addthis_config = [Read entire story]