Bob Carr born again in PM's cabinet coup

BOB CARR is headed to Canberra as the next minister for foreign affairs after Julia Gillard reasserted her leadership and overrode internal objections to recruiting the former NSW premier

Einfeld's lawyer found dead in home

THE solicitor who once represented disgraced judge Marcus Einfeld was found dead in his Fairlight home last month

Daily routine turned deadly for slain cop David Rixon

SENIOR-Constable David Rixon was about an hour into his day shift when he pulled the car over

Broad shoulders and brave hearts - NSW Police a force to be reckoned with

IT was their moment to shine - 800 officers striding through the city with utmost pride to mark the 150th anniversary of the NSW Police Force

Sydney Airport to face constant gridlock

SYDNEY Airport will become so choked within three years that the roads leading to it, including the M5, will be in constant traffic jams

NSW students new start plan to avoid school daze

PRIMARY school students will start classes at 8am and finish at lunchtime under a proposal to make the most of children's ability to learn better in the morning

'Miracle' drugs put thousands at risk

THOUSANDS of Australians could be taken off cholesterol-lowering medications because of mounting evidence they increase the risk of diabetes and dementia

Keating warns Packer over casino site plan

THE former prime minister Paul Keating has warned James Packer that his planned hotel and casino complex at Barangaroo should not be built on an area earmarked for public open space

Families to pay more for health insurance cover

HEALTH insurance premiums will jump by an average 5.06 per cent, or about $150 a year for typical family cover and even more for high earners, who also face losing all or part of the health fund rebate this year

Cooma residents prepare for flood alert

People in the southern NSW town of Cooma are being advised to prepare for a possible flood evacuation following heavy rains

Supply fears pushing up petrol price to $1.60 a litre

THE price of unleaded petrol is surging towards $1.60 a litre as Sydney's weekly fuel price cycle stretches more than 10 days

Going bush in the hunt for cannabis criminals

OUTDOOR cannabis cultivation is becoming high-tech as criminals use hydroponic methods to boost yields for the cash crop

The Australian Syrian Relieve Commission

We are a group of Australians from Syrian heritage. We realised the pressing need for transparent and open organisation in order to provide assistance for urgent and for long term needs of the Syrians

Payback time as PM Julia Gillard culls Kevin Rudd's mates

KEY cabinet ministers are in the firing line for "payback" after voting for Kevin Rudd in yesterday's leadership spill

Gillard prevails in leadership battle

Julia Gillard has convincingly beaten Kevin Rudd in their leadership battle, 71 votes to 31, to retain the prime ministership

Banks try last-ditch debt push

BANKS have launched a last-ditch campaign, bombarding customers with unsolicited offers to top up their credit card limits before it becomes illegal

Robber shot as he fired at cops outside police station

POLICE yesterday shot a gunman in the chest during a confrontation outside a cop station in Sydney's west

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Officer shoots man outside Sydney police station

A man was shot outside Mount Druitt police station in Sydney's west this afternoon

Albanese: I'm backing Rudd

SENIOR minister Anthony Albanese has thrown his support behind Kevin Rudd for the Labor leadership ballot on Monday