Labor is seeking clarification on how far the new anti-terrorism laws go, amid claims by a crossbench senator that they will open the door to torture.
The Australian sharemarket poised to open higher, on the back of a strong lead from overseas markets.
The Anglican Dean of Sydney, Phillip Jensen, has described Islam as "false" and attacked the religion for the rise of Islamic State.
Hoping to get a backyard swimming pool certified as safe in time for an end of summer sale? Either sell before the compulsory new pool inspection regime begins in late April, or start the time-consuming and costly process now.
The eye-popping cost of a train fare to Sydney Airport is set to remain, despite a NSW parliamentary inquiry finding the high charge adds to road congestion and unfairly penalises workers and families.
The NSW government has refused to tell taxpayers how it will spend hundreds of millions of dollars reaped from the Millers Point public housing sell off, despite a parliamentary inquiry expressing concern over the cloak of secrecy.
The morning began with one awkward, spotty-faced youth and 800 police.
The riot squad, traffic patrol and mounted police will form part of a "high visibility" operation on Sydney's streets to guard against potential revenge attacks and other conflicts following Thursday's counter-terrorism raids.
Hooray for Bollywood: That screwy ballyhooey Bollywood of crazy romances, twists and turns, and gowns studded with gems.
Cold maths suggests the thrashing Arrium shareholders have handed out on the stock exchange was overdone.