Matthew Knott Families with young children in childcare will be up to $3400 a year better off, although family payments will be frozen.
Matt Wade Sydney is losing out to the bush on road and rail funding.
Lisa Visentin A Liberal councillor is calling for a 12-month live-streaming trial of City of Sydney council meetings.
Noel Towell High profile Federal Court case against CFMEU thrown out.
Matt Wade The pain caused by penalty-rate cuts won't be neutralised by phasing in the changes over time, research claims.
Doug Dingwall Agencies seizing money from criminals should be allowed to seek better returns on the confiscated funds, the national auditor says.
Stephanie Gardiner Wealthy businessman Matthew Duncan was slurring his words, swaying, and closing one eye to see clearly, all while telling police he hadn't been drinking alcohol
James Massola, David Wroe Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called ethnic and community leaders to try to contain a growing backlash against sweeping changes to Australia's race-hate laws, while terrorism experts have warned they could play into the hands of violent extremists.
Megan Levy A 100-kilogram propeller that fell off a plane over south-western Sydney has been winched out of bushland as investigators attempt to piece together what went wrong on the Rex Airlines flight.