It's a former industrial site in Pagewood, capped in cracking cement and tufted weeds, soon to be transformed into 256 "luxury" apartments by a Chinese-backed developer. The real estate sell promises gold detailing, marble countertops, rose gold taps and, private landscaped gardens. So far, so Sydney.
Kirsty Needham, Pallavi Singhal A "pop-up" primary school for 300 children at Wentworth Park in Ultimo will escape environmental scrutiny, despite lead contamination at the site and the takeover of public recreation space.
Kelsey Munro Huang Xiangmo, the Chinese businessman who paid a personal bill of Labor senator Sam Dastyari, has resigned as Chair of the China institute at UTS over "coverage about political donations and supposed Chinese influence".
Karen Hardy The ANU is Australia's second placed university while the University of Canberra continues to rise as well.
Eryk Bagshaw A top Australian university has dropped four places in the world's most prestigious university rankings list, the latest report from Times Higher Education has revealed.
Eryk Bagshaw A reading program that has been used in up to 960 schools for more than 30 years has been abandoned.
Eryk Bagshaw The fitness college empire that has been heavily promoted by Steve "Commando" Willis has once again come under fire for its lack of facilities, poor training and a "scholarship" scheme that encourages students into $15,000 worth of debt.
Andrew Taylor Legal claims are mounting against Sydney University over its plan to shut its art school at Callan Park.
Henry Belot Young, international and LGBTI students report horrific sexual abuse and assault.
Pallavi Singhal The percentage of HSC students studying mathematics has fallen to its lowest level in 50 years, while the number of students studying at least one VET course is at its highest.