The young Melbourne men arrested over an alleged Anzac Day terror plot had close links to a senior Australian jihadist and Islamic State recruiter.
Judith Ireland Treasurer Joe Hockey has declared the government "has never put a date" on returning to a budget surplus, arguing that the Coalition just needs to show a "quality trajectory" back to black instead.
Daniel Flitton in Tehran Iran will take the extraordinary step of sharing secret intelligence with Australia gathered by its operatives fighting Islamic State extremists in Iraq.
Rick Feneley Arrested teenager Sevdet Besim showed his true colours on his Instagram and Twitter posts.
Rose Powell The mysterious pools of human blood splattered along a service road off one of NSW's busiest highways has been solved, thanks to social media.
Daniel Flitton At home in Australia, the sight of a politician smiling and chatting with people on a march though a shopping mall is almost ritual television.
Fairfax Media A handmade cross commemorates a sprawling elm tree removed to prepare for a new apartment block in Sydney's inner west.
Eryk Bagshaw The University of Sydney has come under fire from a political party for bowing to pressure from nationalist group the Great Aussie Patriot.
Georgina Mitchell The head of the Returned and Services League of Australia says larger than usual crowds expected at Anzac Day services around the world show Australians don't abide threats.
Jacob Saulwick About 2000 people attended the "welcome refugees" rally in inner Sydney on Sunday, demanding the closure of offshore detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru.