Security arrangements for Anzac Day services at the Australian War Memorial are appropriate for the threat risk on the day, said director Dr Brendan Nelson.
Eryk Bagshaw A head on accident between two cars has caused traffic mayhem on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares.
Eryk Bagshaw The mother of a missing Sydney teenager has appealed to the community to help find her 14-year-daughter.
Michael Bachelard, Chris Vedelago Two days after police shot dead 18-year-old terror suspect Numan Haider last September, another Islamic teen firebrand, Sevdet Besim, responded on Twitter, demanding CCTV footage of the event.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Australians to turn up to Anzac Day commemorations "in the largest possible numbers," in the wake of a foiled terror plot that was targetting events in Melbourne.
Judith Ireland Australia's Vietnamese community has received a report that an Australian Navy boat carrying asylum seekers back to Vietnam has arrived in the country amid concerns the group is now being interrogated by Communist officials.
Dan Flitton Iran has agreed to send officials to Australia for talks that Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hopes will lead to a deal for sending back Iranian asylum seekers deemed not to be refugees.
Eryk Bagshaw Police have shut down a Sydney street after a masked gunman fired off eight rounds in the middle of a shopping strip.
Peter Hannam Sydney's balmy mid-autumn will be a fading memory as a strong cold front moves in and a developing east coast low brings heavy rain over much of eastern NSW from early next week.
Kerrie Armstrong Longboards and friendly surfing competition in North Curl Curl made a pleasant contrast to tense COAG talks for Premier Mike Baird on Saturday.