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A court investigating the death of a baby after a home birth hears of failings in the system to record and report home birth outcomes.
Drug law reformers Matt Noffs and Dr Alex Wodak push ahead with plans for Australia's first supervised ice smoking room, in the face of opposition from the NSW Government and businesses in Western Sydney.
Two Australian men, including the father of a notorious Islamic State fighter, allegedly paid a $US1 million bribe to an Iraqi official when their construction contracts were at a "stalemate", a Sydney court hears.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries admits the eco-barriers planned for Ballina and Lennox Head on the New South Wales north coast pose a moderate risk to the safety of surfers.
New South Wales farmers say continuing rain on crops and pastures is also filling farm dams which were down at a record low
Murray Goulburn farmer suppliers say further price cuts from Australia's largest dairy processor will force farmers out of the industry.