Newly commissioned NSW Premier Mike Baird has foreshadowed changes to the way lobbyists operate in the state, declaring people are ''incredibly disappointed and shocked'' at what has unfolded before the Independent Commission Against Corruption in recent weeks.
Prince William may not be a fan of Catherine's technicolour wardrobe, but the duchess' style continues to strike a chord with the common consumer.
They are lurking in your bedroom, kitchen and lounge room and have the ability to break your bones and even kill.
As the Duke of Cambridge peered over a cliff edge at Narrow Neck lookout near Katoomba on Thursday afternoon, there was a reason for his wife's apparent nerves. Unlike accompanying media and the Mountain Youth Services abseiling team, neither the second in line to the throne, nor the duchess, had the comfort of a safety harness.
An oil slick found in the ocean where the search continues for missing flight MH370 was not from a plane engine or hydraulics, the search coordinators say.
If only a fortuitous nod to the bright Australian sunshine, it was certainly a well-planned nod to the Australian national colours as the Duchess of Cambridge made an unmissable arrival at Sydney airport wearing vivid yellow.
The world's most recognised couple landed in Australia's most photogenic city to start their nine-day national tour.
The unmanned underwater vehicle searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean is expected to analyse data from its third trip on Thursday morning.
Young monarchists handed out flags under the clear sky, so many that a team was dispatched to source more. The sun shone bright enough to scorch their pale skin.
ABC wins permission from Chinese government to have its Australia Network content made available to the entire Chinese population.