A light plane that was thought to be in distress over Sydney's northern beaches, sparking a number of triple zero calls from concerned residents, was carrying out a training exercise at the time, authorities have confirmed.
Tom McIlroy Leaked government talking points suggest Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull remain at war, despite the two "working in the same direction" on reforming the NSW Liberal Party.
Esther Han It's a good deal for the customer, but a bad one for the country.
Fergus Hunter The notorious "on-water matters" tag has long been used to signify secrecy around Australia's immigration policies, but now the Australian Border Force has taken their mission to the airwaves.
Jane Lee The national law reform commission will investigate ways to reduce high indigenous incarceration rates, which Attorney-General George Brandis has described as a "national tragedy."
Kelsey Munro Australian students' slide in the international benchmarks for reading and numeracy may not be the fault of the students, the teachers, or the school system, says Finnish education expert Pasi Sahlberg.
Tom McIlroy Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has denied altering the official record of Parliament and sacking the Agriculture Departmental secretary over a breakdown in their working relationship.
Michaela Whitbourn A Turnbull government MP has given an explosive radio interview suggesting Attorney-General George Brandis issued a directive restricting access to the government's chief legal adviser because he "didn't trust" him.
James Massola Changes insult a world leader and a former prime minister, scrub embarrassing information and even claim the Holocaust was "justified".
Ava Benny-Morrison A man in the frame for the murder of a Sydney crime figure had been investigated in the past for for a separate shooting in the city's west.
Teams are preparing for a Battle of the Minds.
Lansvale PS celebrated multicultural day on Thursday.