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
At first, he appeared to be just another person wandering through Martin Place on a sunny Monday morning.
The NSW government has announced that it will contribute an extra $2.1 million to a support program for young people with a mental illness.
The cost of building the new light rail from George Street to Kingsford is expected to blow out to $2.2 billion by the time it is complete in 2019. Eryk Bagshaw reports.
A Sydney project compared to New York's famous High Line will not be ready for the grand opening of Frank Gehry's first Australian building after becoming mired in delays.
Thousands of public servants at the Immigration Department and Customs a service will have to get physical if they want a job at the new "Australian Border Force".
Dumped defence contractor Serco will have to pay hundreds of thousands in redundancies to up to 300 Canberra workers it sacked after losing the facilities contract for Defence sites around the capital.
Of all the heartfelt pleas for compassion voiced in Martin Place on Thursday night, none was more moving than the words of Edith Visvanathan.
Newsagents and convenience stores are being offered a guarantee lottery products will not be distributed by large supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths until early 2018 in a bid to defuse a damaging pre-election stoush with the NSW government.
Some are said to be actively considering Julie Bishop or Malcolm Turnbull, but others are dismissive.
Some of the best reactions to the Member for Riverina's attack on latte-sipping inner elites.
Breaking into a neighbour's house ended with Peter Moffat being hit with a golf club.