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New airport security measures for workers labelled a 'joke'

2017-10-22 theage.com.au
Baggage handlers, caterers, engineers and maintenance staff will undergo random testing for explosives in a new security crackdown. (3-0)

New airport security measures for workers labelled a 'joke'

2017-10-22 smh.com.au
Baggage handlers, caterers, engineers and maintenance staff will undergo random testing for explosives in a new security crackdown. (3-0)

Nick Petroulias caught up in Supreme Court case over $12m land sale

2017-10-21 smh.com.au
He was brash and brilliant. A young lawyer from Melbourne who became a rising star of the public service, hand-picked to serve as assistant tax commissioner by the age of 30. (3-0)

Inquiry urges state to investigate network-wide cap on Sydney's tolls

2017-10-20 smh.com.au
The state government should investigate a network-wide cap on charges for Sydney's growing labyrinth of toll roads, an inquiry has recommended. (3-0)

Sydney-bound Etihad flight makes emergency landing in Adelaide after 'warning indication in cockpit'

2017-10-13 smh.com.au
A plant travelling from Abu Dhabi to Sydney was forced to make an emergency landing at Adelaide Airport after a smoke alarm sounded on board. (3-0)

State of the Beaches 2016-2017 report reveals Sydney's cleanest and dirtiest beaches

2017-10-02 smh.com.au
NSW beaches are among the cleanest in the world according to a new report which also found that the water quality at some of Sydney's favourite swimming spots has declined. (3-0)

End of Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad as police shake-up targets 'silent crimes'

2017-09-29 smh.com.au
It's one of the most storied squads of the New South Wales Police Force, but Sydney GP Jamal Rifi won't be sorry to see it go. (3-0)

Worldwide airport disruptions after passenger check-in systems go down

2017-09-28 theage.com.au
A worldwide outage to passenger processing systems has left flights on the tarmac and passengers unable to check in. (3-0)

Worldwide airport disruptions after passenger check-in systems go down

2017-09-28 smh.com.au
A worldwide outage to passenger processing systems has left flights on the tarmac and passengers unable to check in. (3-0)

Man who planned to sexually abuse children overseas sentenced, banned from using internet

2017-09-28 smh.com.au
Nathan Sertori, who was charged with planning to sexually abuse children overseas, has avoided jail for his crimes but with the condition he not access the internet until his sentence runs out. (3-0)

Email trail reveals costly U-turn on property lease by NSW transport chiefs

2017-09-27 smh.com.au
Senior NSW transport bureaucrats under Gladys Berejiklian switched within two weeks from advising against extending a lease on RailCorp-owned land in Sydney's inner west because of financial risks to drawing up an agreement to lengthen it by 20 years, internal documents and emails show. (3-0)

Man, 35, arrested over Milperra hit-and-run that killed teenager Natasha Gadd

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
The driver who allegedly killed Sydney teenager Natasha Gadd in a hit-and-run was on a suspended licence when he hit the promising soccer player, police say. (3-0)

Gas supply crisis is entirely of Turnbull's making

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
No Malcolm Turnbull, the recklessness surrounding gas supply does not lie with the Berejiklian government ("Turnbull tells NSW to get fracking", September 26), it lies squarely on your shoulders. Your recklessness is being driven by your inability or unwillingness, or both, to stand up to the National Party, which is joined at the hip to the coal and gas industry together with a few members of your own party. (3-0)

John McGrath set to face the music, minus another ally

2017-09-26 theage.com.au
The revolving door at embattled McGrath real estate group has done another revolution with the departure of its finance director, Paul Hauenschild. (3-0)

Former RSL president Ken Doolan 'directed charity to cover up expenses scandal', inquiry told

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
A retired rear admiral and RSL national president directed the governing body of the charity's NSW branch to turn off the microphone before he urged it to cover up the case of a former president who spent up to hundreds of thousands of dollars in expenses on his mortgage, Christmas shopping and cash withdrawals, an inquiry has been told. (3-0)

John McGrath set to face the music, minus another ally

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
The revolving door at embattled McGrath real estate group has done another revolution with the departure of its finance director, Paul Hauenschild. (3-0)

First metro trains arrive for new $8.3 billion line to Sydney's north west

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
The first train for Sydney's $8.3 billion Metro Northwest metro line has arrived and will be tested over the coming months as the start of services loom in 2019. (159-0)

Joel Woszatka, accused of murdering his mother, mentally incapable of consenting to forensic exam: court

2017-09-26 smh.com.au
A Sydney man accused of murdering his mother last week is mentally incapable of consenting to a police application for a forensic sample, a magistrate has been told. (159-0)

Sydney Delays Spark Calls For Government Action

2017-09-25 aviationweek
Serious air-service disruptions in Australia caused by an air traffic control (ATC) problem have prompted a major industry group to call for a loosening of restrictions at Sydney Airport. The ATC outage occurred at Sydney Airport on the morning of Sept. 25. Air navigation service provider Airservices Australia fixed the problem within about 3 hr., but there were still hundreds of flight delays and dozens of flight cancellations. (3-0)

Investigation launched into flight chaos caused by air traffic control outage

2017-09-25 theage.com.au
An investigation has been launched into an ai -traffic control outage at Sydney Airport that caused major disruptions for thousands of passengers after more than 340 flights were delayed or cancelled. (159-0)

Investigation launched into flight chaos caused by air traffic control outage

2017-09-25 smh.com.au
An investigation has been launched into an ai -traffic control outage at Sydney Airport that caused major disruptions for thousands of passengers after more than 340 flights were delayed or cancelled. (159-0)

Splitting construction of WestConnex's third stage panned as sales tactic

2017-09-25 smh.com.au
Separating construction of road tunnels for the third stage of WestConnex from an underground spaghetti junction at Rozelle in Sydney's inner west is designed to "de-risk the project" ahead of a sale to large investors, the City of Sydney claims, as it ramps up its opposition to Australia's largest motorway project. (159-0)

How Sydney Airport's 'total radar failure' sounded from the skies

2017-09-25 abc.net.au
If you had to imagine the worst possible occasion for an air traffic control system failure, today would have to be it. (3-0)

UPDATE 1-Technical fault grounds flights at Sydney airport

2017-09-24 reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Flights were briefly prevented from taking off and landing at Sydney Airport’s domestic terminal on Monday during the peak morning travel period due to a technical fault with an air traffic control system. (7-0)

iPhone 8: Apple's new phone has muted launch around the world as fans wait for X

2017-09-24 smh.com.au
Apple launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November. (159-0)