Sydney is expensive, but what people spend their money on might surprise you

It's not the usual suspects of rising energy costs, tolls or petrol that are hitting the hip-pockets of New South Wales voters the hardest. Take a look at what expenses are chewing up the household income.

NSW council warns it will run out of space for landfill in as little as a year

NSW councils like Coffs Harbour, which is set to run out of space for landfill in "between one and three years", complain that the State Government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting it in recycling facilities.

‘They are embarrassed to vote for us’: Federal Liberals speak out after election humiliation

The psychological impact of Saturday's devastating loss for the Liberals in Victoria means a number of MPs have decided they can no longer stay silent and Scott Morrison is under pressure to save the party from electoral death, writes Patricia Karvelas.