A Sydney mother has avoided going to jail after she hit and killed a six-year-old boy outside Carlingford Public School last December.
The NSW Attorney-General has called for an urgent review after the former head of Bega Cheese, Maurice Van Ryn, was granted bail after admitting he sexually abused six underage boys.
The Baird government plans to loosen coal seam gas rules allowing exploration to proceed without environmental impact statements, spurning recent recommendations from the Chief Scientist for more openness in the industry.
More than $210 could be shaved off the annual electricity bill for NSW households, and $360 for small businesses, if the national energy regulator’s proposed price restrictions are implemented next year.
The economy of greater Sydney expanded 4.3 per cent in 2013-14 – its fastest growth rate in 14 years.
Timbercorp’s liquidators have applied to the court to remove Sydney insolvency specialist Andrew Wily as bankruptcy trustee of banned financial adviser Peter Holt. It is the latest twist in the already-complex saga of Timbercorp, post-collapse.
An Australian company that arranged fundraising activities for charities is facing court and fines of up to $51,000 for underpaying a worker almost $8000.
Days after losing the battle to dilute financial advice reforms, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is being accused of breaking a promise to victims of the fraud-ridden Trio Capital.
Electricity network operators have warned of heavy job losses coupled with declines to network reliability if the heavy cuts to spending plans outlined on Thursday by the Australian Energy Regulator are implemented.
Former federal education minister John Dawkins, who resigned as chairman of embattled education provider Vocation on Thursday, says the company was a victim of poor understanding in the investment community about commercial training and education.