Sydney Morning Herald

• Why Sydney's urban sprawl is making us sick: Committee of Sydney report reveals
The shocking maps of Sydney that turned an economics report into a stark health warning.

• Uni offers 2017: Sydney growth pushes students to UNSW city planning degree
Sydney, by most measures, is going through a planning boom, and students are taking notice.

• MRI scans are sparing men painful prostate cancer investigations
The thought of being investigated for prostate cancer terrified Paul Davies. About a year ago, Mr Davies was told to see a urologist about a high PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test.

• Revealed: the schools, electorates and political party that get the most Gonski money
Barnaby Joyce's electorate is among the biggest beneficiaries of additional "Gonski" funding and among the likely biggest losers under the Coalition's school funding plan, a Herald analysis can reveal. 

• How much Gonski money has gone to your school?
Interactive: Find out how much Gonski money has gone to your school.

• Counselling session left me psychologically damaged, says public servant
Tribunal rejects allegations against Director of Public Prosecutions.

• Ancient Indigenous site Budj Bim a step closer to World Heritage status after a big day for Portland district
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews inspected structures about 6500 years old - more than 1500 years older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Egypt.

• Man killed by crocodile at Cahills Crossing in Northern Territory
A man has been killed by a crocodile while wading across a river near the Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory, police say.

• Life Framer competition open for entries
Life Framer is a relative newcomer in the photography awards world, but it's already become one to watch. 

• How Testosterone Rex gave the differences between sexes a bad press
This is an edited extract from Cordelia Fine's Testosterone Rex (Icon).

• Public service high flyers must wait for their money
Controversial pay rises for Tax Office elite put on ice, as bargaining war flares up again.

• Centrelink systematically ripping off clients: whistleblower
'What we are doing is wrong,' says insider.

• Disadvantaged women more likely to have heart attacks than poor men
Disadvantaged women are 25 per cent more likely to have a heart attack than their male peers and the gap is probably not because of bad lifestyle habits.

• How Woonona High School turned around its HSC results
Belinda Wall knows how to turn around a struggling school. When she became principal of Woonona High School in 2011, just 15 per cent of the HSC students went on to study at university.

• Del Kathryn Barton's shimmering art celebrates Australia Day
Prize-winning artist Del Kathryn Barton’s eccentric Australian bush upbringing deeply influences her whimical, delicate work.

• How these VCE students found out about their future
When VCE results were released, Jakob Cobby became the first person in his family to finish high school.

• First round offers 2017: securing a spot at university has become more difficult
Securing a spot at university has become more difficult, with students needing a higher ATAR to get into most courses.

• The faceless men who are supposedly 'public' servants
Until we know more about senior bureaucrats' conflicts of interest, we are inviting corruption.

• What not to do with your drone this summer
To help our readers avoid any potential drone-related disasters, find out the key things you need to keep in mind when flying your drone this summer.

• Uni offers 2017: University ATAR minimum entry marks continue to decline
University entrance standards have continued to slide as 44,000 students received offers to study at a NSW university on Wednesday.



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