Corrupt former union boss Michael Williamson has lodged an appeal against his five-year jail term claiming the judge erred in "overstating the seriousness of the offence".
Kate Aubusson An anonymous letter threatening a vicious acid attack on Indonesian citizens in Australia in retaliation for the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran had been sent to the Indonesian consulate in Sydney.
Gareth Hutchens The Labor Party plans to fight next year's federal election on superannuation, saying the Abbott government's second budget shows tax concessions on super earnings have become the fastest growing concessions and they need to be wound back.
Judith Ireland Former deputy prime minister Wayne Swan has switched his position on same-sex marriage, conceding he was "wrong" to oppose it, as Federal Parliament moves to be less than a handful of votes away from backing the landmark reform.
Mark Kenny Swinging voters driven to back to Labor by the unfairness of the Abbott government's first hard-cutting budget have swung back after a "softer and milder" 2015 budget giving them "less to worry about".
Jacob Saulwick Tell us the strangest item you've ever seen on public transport. (No ticket required.)
Judith Ireland They are the group in Federal Parliament who are the key to passing historic reform on same-sex marriage. But despite their potential power, they remain in the closet. Why are they staying quiet?
Kate McClymont One of the two men responsible for the shotgun murder of Sydney businessman Michael McGurk has failed to have his sentence reduced.
Jacob Saulwick Catch public transport to the Vivid Festival this weekend - but don't plan on a water taxi.
Paul Bibby The wife of accused murderer, Lian Bin Xie has told his trial that he did not leave their bed at any time on the night he allegedly beat and strangled five members of her family to death.
A Rodd Street home, in Canowindra, was broken into recently while the residents were sleeping.