Tunnelling machines have begun their long and controversial journey underneath Sydney's inner west.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Defence experts and industry figures say it makes sense for Christopher Pyne to take on a new senior defence industry role in Cabinet but warn against Mr Pyne's using the job to favour his home state of South Australia.
Matthew Knott Matt Canavan's elevation was the biggest boost for the rising generation of young conservatives in the Coalition.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent Labor voters have a price ceiling.
James Lemon Sommelier William Wilson said New South Wales wines can stand with the best in the world.
Tom McIlroy Two senior female ministers have emerged as key losers from Malcolm Turnbull's post-election reshuffle.
Patrick Begley "Political pressure" was discussed by the two top police managing the Lindt cafe siege after 12 fruitless hours spent trying to contact the gunman, an inquest has heard.
Melanie Kembrey An inmate in a Sydney jail was asked "are these the gentlemen you want to complain about?" before being bashed by prison guards, a court has heard.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The debate in Australia about Kevin Rudd's candidacy to head the United Nations will inevitably focus on the well-known personal strengths and shortcomings of the former prime minister.
Daniel Flitton Joe Biden enjoys his folksy wisdom, and offers a friendly yarn as he visits the Boeing plant in Melbourne.