A Sydney man is behind bars after allegedly trying to murder his partner with a large knife.
The man, 57, was arrested on Monday morning after allegedly cutting the throat of his partner, a 54-year-old woman, in their Fairfield home.
She was taken to hospital by family members for treatment and remains in a serious condition, police said on Tuesday.
A large knife in the home was seized by police, who forensically examined the scene.
The man was charged with causing a wounding or grievous bodily harm with intent to murder.
He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta bail court on Tuesday.