The former prime minister and architect of Australia's restrictions on gun ownership, John Howard, says gun control laws should be strengthened, not weakened.
Adam Gartrell, Kirsty Needham A Liberal Party reform plan proposed by Malcolm Turnbull and Mike Baird has won support at the party's NSW conference, heading off a rival push by Tony Abbott.
Chris Johnson and Chris Roots Racing NSW has launched an investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse by a high-profile Australian horse trainer.
Ava Benny-Morrison Investigators tracing the gas used in the suspected murder suicide of a family in Sydney's north this week have found an internet order placed weeks ago.
Heath Aston and Jacqueline Maley "Someone should be standing there saying, 'Is that really that smart, Tony?' but he doesn't seem to have those people around him anymore."
Adam Gartrell A key ally of Tony Abbott has criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's timid approach to workplace reform and failure to flesh out his "jobs and growth" election mantra with actual substance.
Lisa Visentin As astronomical house prices shatter the home ownership dreams of many Sydneysiders, government research has found where the equivalent of 20 years of housing supply is tied up.
David Wroe Exoskeleton suits. Drones the size of insects. Augmented-reality goggles. Welcome to war under a rebuilt ADF.
Kate McClymont Controversial lender of last resort, Ian Lazar, has swapped a prison cell for an upmarket private hospital in Mosman after his lawyers successfully argued his mental health was deteriorating and that Corrective Services could not provide the appropriate treatment.
Peter Munro A lawn in Loftus is a long way from the lofty heights of Bondi's Sculpture by the Sea.