There was barely a breeze to cool the sunbaking bodies dotted across Bronte Beach on Thursday, many of whom are looking forward to yet another day off work - and even warmer weather - in an unofficial, extra-long weekend.
The most powerful stories of war and its impact don't emerge during the Anzac Day dawn service - moving as it is - or the proud march down Sydney's main drag.
Former defence force chief Peter Cosgrove has predicted ''immense'' crowds of up to 100,000 in Sydney's CBD for the Anzac Day centenary in 2015, revealing that plans for a day of activities are well under way.
Holden Special Vehicles will soon begin selling the fastest and most powerful car in Australian history.
The Sydney company that employed the self-proclaimed leader of an international hacking ring says he did not target any of its clients.
They came in darkness by the tens of thousands, walking quietly from all directions, illuminated only by the occasional light of a full moon peeking through a tattered blanket of cloud.
Telstra Digital Business customers were without telephone services on Thursday, with some having internet connectivity issues as well.
As if the bush setting on the slopes of Mount Ainslie wasn't already authentic enough, a big mob of kangaroos bounded past the clearing where we all (about 250 of us) were gathered for the Anzac Day Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Commemoration Ceremony.
Many of the Australian troops now fighting in Afghanistan were just children when the war began.
In a corner of the Poate family's living room, a grandfather clock stands to attention with a brass plaque fixed to its cabinet.
Voters will be asked by Julia Gillard to vote ‘‘yes’’ in a referendum to include local governments in ...
University of Western Sydney students are ramping up their campaign against cuts to tertiary education and student welfare.