Sounds of pilot trying to smash his way back into locked cockpit have emerged on voice recorder, investigator says.
Dan Harrison Former US president George W Bush once called John Howard a "man of steel" in a reference to his steadfast support for the United States-led invasion of Iraq.
Anna Patty The NSW Greens Party has claimed the election of three and probably four MPs to the lower house of parliament as a victory for progressive voters across the state, putting the Labor Party and Nationals on notice.
Tom Decent A man wielding a fake gun in Sydney's Martin Place has been arrested by police metres from the Lindt Cafe.
Sean Nicholls Mike Baird is expected to announce a post-election cabinet reshuffle within days but is not being drawn on the extent of the shake-up.
Ross Peake The Nationals John Barilaro??? has comfortably held the bellwether NSW seat of Monaro but remains determined to leave politics at the next election.
Michaela Whitbourn The revelations at the Independent Commission Against Corruption have resulted in the Liberal Party losing a swag of Hunter Valley and Central Coast seats as disillusioned voters switched their allegiances back to the Labor Party.
Mark Kenny, Chief political correspondent Bill Shorten has risked Labor's already strained relationship with employers by becoming the first opposition leader to make a submission to a national wage case seeking more money for the least well off.
Peter Hannam If the re-elected Baird government is hoping for a post-poll lull in the coal seam gas debate, it is likely to be disappointed.
Nicole Hasham Christian Democratic MP Fred Nile will push for the legal drinking age to be raised to 21 and seek to have unborn children declared "legal persons" if he is re-elected to the upper house, raising questions over how far the Baird government may lean to secure his critical crossbench support.