The young Melbourne men arrested over an alleged Anzac Day terror plot had close links to a senior Australian jihadist and Islamic State recruiter.
Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says the game plan doesn't have systemic problems despite a woeful run.
Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse led the way with four group 1 winners during the Sydney carnival and believes the Golden Slipper should be returned to its rightful place at the top of autumn racing.
Judith Ireland Treasurer Joe Hockey has declared the government "has never put a date" on returning to a budget surplus, arguing that the Coalition just needs to show a "quality trajectory" back to black instead.
Daniel Flitton in Tehran Iran will take the extraordinary step of sharing secret intelligence with Australia gathered by its operatives fighting Islamic State extremists in Iraq.
Rick Feneley Arrested teenager Sevdet Besim showed his true colours on his Instagram and Twitter posts.
Rose Powell The mysterious pools of human blood splattered along a service road off one of NSW's busiest highways has been solved, thanks to social media.
Jon Tuxworth A clutch two-pointer with 11 seconds remaining from US recruit Nnaebuka Anyaorah sealed the Canberra Gunners' first win of the South-East Australia Basketball League season at Dandenong on Saturday night.
Daniel Flitton At home in Australia, the sight of a politician smiling and chatting with people on a march though a shopping mall is almost ritual television.
Fairfax Media A handmade cross commemorates a sprawling elm tree removed to prepare for a new apartment block in Sydney's inner west.