It was inside a shed furbished like a train platform, next to a fake elevator leading to nowhere, and an hour's drive from the city centre that the NSW government chose to unveil its new plan to make Sydney a 30-minute city.
Peter Martin The national broadband network is losing money on each suburb it connects.
Alexandra Smith When Natasha Papworth was weighing up school options for her daughter, Grace, she had one overriding desire for her youngest child, who has grown up with three brothers.
Nick O'Malley For the tiny Barrook Field and Game Sporting Clays Association it was $9625 to spruce up the canteen. The Boorowa Gun Club took $10,000 to upgrade pathways and install a water tank. The Hornsby RSL Rifle Club got $9787 to extend a deck and pergola, install a disabled toilet and "incorporate a purpose built rifle cleaning cleaning structure".
Lisa Visentin A new plan sets out to make Sydney a 30-minute city, but you may have to wait 40 years.
Han Nguyen Only 15 per cent of ACT students meet the national benchmark set by the Australian Water Safety Council.
Doug Dingwall The agency's work has improved, but is yet to reach an acceptable standard, industry body says.
Helen Pitt A Sculptures by the Sea exhibition with a message has been awarded the Waverley Council mayor's prize.
Brendan Crabb A piece of South Coast history is to be auctioned next month.
Michael Bachelard The Exclusive Brethren church has been covering up child sex abuse for decades, and last year, I wrote about it. The story told of children who were denied, bullied or bought off by the religious sect to keep their abuse secret.
The well-known musician will perform a preview show at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre on Tuesday, October 31.