Ross Peake Candidates in the bellwether NSW seat of Monaro are anxiously waiting on Sunday for the counting of 8,000 pre-poll votes.
Stephen Samuelson Everything you need to know about the Cricket World Cup final but were afraid - or didn't think to - ask.
Nicole Hasham The Greens have claimed at least two lower house seats with wins in Newtown and Balmain, and either the Greens or Labor are likely to seize the north coast seat of Ballina.
Leesha McKenny For an independent contesting what - federally, at least - is a notionally Liberal seat, Alex Greenwich cut a relaxed-looking figure while visiting inner city polling places on Saturday.
Nicole Hasham The new Baird government is "optimistic" it will gain ten upper house seats in the next Parliament - an unexpected result that would likely ensure an easy passage for Coalition legislation.
Eamonn Duff The Sydney Dogs and Cats Home is in need of saving after it was told to leave its home of 70 years.
John Garnaut American statesman Henry Kissinger pocketed close to US$5 million for guiding mining giant Rio Tinto to wash its hands of its jailed China chief, Australian citizen Stern Hu, and build relations with Bejing.
Lisa Visentin Parramatta's Dundas Sports Club was awash in Liberal blue on Saturday as sitting MP Dr Geoff Lee celebrated an historic win, becoming the first Liberal to hold the seat in more than 60 years.