One of the state's top prosecutors and a leading Sydney defamation barrister are among the high-profile appointments this year to the coveted rank of silk.
David Wroe President urges board members to delete an email in which he promises to be "ruthless in looking after the team" following an audit.
Heath Aston Clean energy providers, including market giant AGL, have called for more certainty in government policy amid warnings the fight over renewables between the Turnbull Government and Labor states will drive investment out of Australia.
Josh Dye A couple have been arrested after they were found passed out in their car with their one-year-old girl in the back seat of the car in Penrith.
Tom McIlroy A 35-day delay to ship capping technology to Australia in the event of a major oil spill has prompted warnings the Great Australian Bight could suffer an environmental disaster to rival the 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
Emma Partridge In the lead-up to her violent death, Sydney hairdresser Nasrin Abek, 35 was allegedly stalked by her husband.
Nick Ralston Accountant Curtis Cheng took pride in working at Police Headquarters at Parramatta as he felt he his job was making a contribution to society.
Michael Bachelard, Richard Baker In 30 years in the waste game, Neil Bone had never heard of anybody falling to their death down a garbage chute until Phoebe Handsjuk died.
Eryk Bagshaw Farmers have been forced to tip out more than 300,000 litres of milk destined for the supermarket shelves, as trucks struggle to get through to some of the country's largest dairy farms in the natural disaster zone of Forbes.
Georgina Mitchell The 'irresponsible' trip could have led to his capture by the so-called Islamic State, Ms Bishop said.
We follow the 12/16 Hunter River Lancers on a regimental training day, firing an 84mm anti-armour rocket
Three men charged over allegedly detaining another man.