Layna Nona had never travelled south of Cairns.
Eryk Bagshaw, Hannah Higgins The new NSW Education Minister has said he is "no expert in matters of education" in his first appearance as the man in charge of one of the largest organisations in the southern hemisphere.
Kelsey Munro The sandstone university is giving preference for a new $27,000 vet scholarship to males from regional and rural areas.
Andrew Taylor Sydney University's controversial decision to shut down its art school at Callan Park will not happen for at least two years as students and staff continue their battle against university management.
Conal Hanna, Inga Ting This topic proved more contentious than attitudes to asylum seekers, climate change, free trade and speed cameras.
Kelsey Munro Labor has accused the state government of "appalling failure" in neglecting public schools after a freedom of information request revealed that some have maintenance backlogs that would take up to 40 years to fix.
Peter Martin They key to convincing people appears to be repetition – the more often something is said, the more likely it is to be regarded as true.
Eryk Bagshaw Lucrative training contracts for the Australian Federal Police and the Department of Defence have been awarded to a private college group that has been under investigation by the federal government.
Eryk Bagshaw The release of the list of colleges comes after a six-month freedom of information request in the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal to have their identities revealed.
Kelsey Munro Public schools' share of students has increased for the second year running nationwide, marking a determined end to a 40 year decline in government school enrolments.