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An escapee who has been on the run for more than two months was captured in Sydney last night, found hiding in a kitchen cupboard.
Jacob Saulwick When Sydney's new light rail line is finished, hopefully in the next four years, visitors to the city will not only notice a vastly different streetscape.
Mark Kenny Responding to the latest incidence of politically motivated violence, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull struck a deliberately different tone from that of his predecessor, Tony Abbott.
Louise Hall The heartbroken family of slain police accountant Curtis Cheng have described him as a "kind, gentle and loving" man who "always put his family first".
Anna Patty Commuters are asked to be patient while extensive changes to Sydney's bus routes are introduced.
Nicole Hasham Refugee advocates say the situation on Nauru is "out of control", following an alleged attack on two young men by a gang of locals.
Saffron Howden, Michaela Whitbourn Police executed a search warrant at a Parramatta mosque overnight as part of their investigations into the fatal shooting on Friday of a civilian police employee by a 15-year-old gunman.
Carolyn Webb The sleepy aerodrome in the small town of Nhill, which was a World War II RAAF base, is about to come alive again with an airshow.
Carolyn Webb The founder of not for profit Lentil as Anything restaurant at the former Abbotsford Convent will fight to stay after management put its lease out for tender.