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.
Nicole Hasham The Shooters and Fishers Party will revive its push for hunting in national parks in the next Parliament, potentially forcing the government into fractious upper house negotiations if it hopes to pass its entire reform agenda.
Matt Wade The morning after his election victory Mike Baird signalled no time would be wasted implementing his signature policy - to lease a 49 per cent stake of state's poles and wires to the private sector and spend the proceeds on new infrastructure. Assuming the NSW Parliament approves the plan, what happens next? Here are five key questions answered:
Jacob Saulwick By the time of the 2019 election Mike Baird, if he is still the Premier, may not have to campaign in a hardhat.
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.
Nino Bucci Organised crime groups are plotting to steal from Indigenous communities that survive on multi-million dollar mining royalties and land use agreements, an eight-year Australian Crime Commission investigation into isolated and trouble-plagued regions has revealed.
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.
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.