Death of three-year-old a tragic lesson for hospital staff
The coroner recommends nurses at a NSW hospital undergo training to avoid making "fixation errors", after a three-year-old boy died when staff remained convinced his monitoring equipment was faulty without recognising that he was critically ill with influenza A.
Craig McLachlan fights to keep defamation defence
Actor Craig McLachlan's lawyer tells the NSW Supreme Court the media should not be given access to the defence case in his defamation proceedings as it would result in a "burst of publicity" of untested allegations that could prejudice the trial.
Woman facing jail over weapons charges
Chantelle Strnad blew her supporters a kiss in court after pleading guilty to downgraded charges of using a semi-automatic weapon to intimidate and hindering a police investigation during a 2016 siege in Sydney's south-west.
Sydney play about gay hate examines a global problem
As Sydney still reels from revelations that gay-hate killings have been happening for decades, a new play examines the persecution of gays in Uganda — highlighting that the issue is in fact a universal one.