A boy drowned while swimming in Wentworth Falls Lake in the Blue Mountains, according to police.
Two of the state government's most experienced department heads, Sam Haddad and Laurie Glanfield, have lost their jobs after a restructing of departments by new premier Mike Baird.
The new Premier wastes no time in getting down to business with his revamped cabinet.
Construction could start on another rail crossing of Sydney Harbour this decade after Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian said she would press Premier Mike Baird to bring forward the project.
Maria Tosti was 85 when her son broached a seldom-discussed topic: what his mother wanted as she neared the end of her life.
Australia's top public servant will get a $42,000 wage rise in July as industrial strife looms over pay rises for the Commonwealth's 160,000 rank-and-file bureaucrats.
Australia's top public servant will get a $42,000 wage rise in July as industrial strife looms over pay rises for Commonwealth's 160,000 rank-and-file bureaucrats.
Sunset, when the Gallipoli Peninsula is quiet and the tour buses have gone, grants a softness to the tough hills and valleys of the old Anzac battlefields.
George Main has commemorated Anzac Day since he was a boy.
When Idris Murphy travelled to Gallipoli last year with a group of artists, the landscape painter carried letters written by a man he had never met but whose name he inherited.