Four of Australia's most renowned scientists - Nobel Prize winners Elizabeth Blackburn, Brian Schmidt, Peter Doherty and Barry Marshall - spoke to The Australian Financial Review about their fears and concerns for Australian science.
The NSW parliamentary inquiry into the NSW Police bugging scandal is in effect an inquiry into an inquiry into another inquiry.
Deputy police commissioner Nick Kaldas has accused an internal affairs unit formerly run by two of NSW's most senior officers - Commissioner Andrew Scipione and his deputy, Catherine Burn - of "massive wrongdoing and habitual illegal acts" in relation to a covert bugging operation more than a decade ago.
NSW Deputy Police Commissioner has launched an extraordinary attack on the Ombudsman and the handling of a police bugging inquiry that targeted him and his family.
It wasn't supposed to be hard, and certainly not dangerous. Sharon Lee, like tens of thousands of Australians over the festive season, pulled out a fresh roll of Glad Wrap to cover the leftovers of a scrumptious feast.
The cost of building the new light rail from George Street to Kingsford is expected to blow out to $2.1 billion by the time it is complete in 2019. Eryk Bagshaw reports.
Clive Palmer says he regrets once attacking Peta Credlin and has told media baron Rupert Murdoch to lay off from "personally" attacking Prime Minister Tony Abbott's chief of staff.
Nick Kaldas, a senior officer vying to become the state's next police commissioner, is set to give explosive evidence to an inquiry into a bugging operation run a decade ago by his rival, fellow deputy Catherine Burn and overseen by current commissioner Andrew Scipione.
It will be a surfer's paradise along the NSW coast today, as swells of up to 3.5 metres arrive off the coast of Sydney.
Man Haron Monis's presence alongside the office workers, school kids and tourists in Martin Place on the morning of December 15 would barely have raised an eye-brow