Rising star Josh Fydenberg is firming as favourite to replace Arthur Sinodinos as Assistant Treasurer in a reshuffle expected possibly as early as Sunday.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has called for her accusers to show "decency" and apologise after Royal Commissionner Dyson Heydon found their were no grounds for criminality over her involvement in a union "slush fund".
Latife Bahsoun did what comes naturally to most mothers when a young woman at the shrine in Martin Place started sobbing uncontrollably.
This weekend was the busiest of the year in sales across Sydney as shoppers took advantage of discounts on popular Christmas gifts.
A Griffith man has been charged with attempting to set fire to a home with his sister inside and seven children on the premises.
A Karabar home has been gutted by fire on Friday.
An asylum seeker who suffered serious burns to his face in Iran before fleeing to Australia is the suing the Australian government, Transfield and the former security contractor G4S on Manus Island for negligence in the Supreme Court.
The tales of hostages in the Lindt cafe are chilling.
NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has revealed his own wife and daughter had been inside the Lindt cafe at Martin Place just before the fateful siege began.
Emergency services officers have been treated for smoke inhalation after they rescued a 59 year-old man and a 75 year-old woman from a house fire in Walker Street, Redfern overnight.