RACHEL BROWNE 3:09pm The popular Hillsong Church will come under the scrutiny of the child sexual abuse royal commission when it examines Australia's pentecostal institutions at its next public hearing in October.
Chris Aronsten 10:33am The arrival of complex software for ticketing, meant those using it had to do so on a daily basis writes Chris Aronsten.
Amy McNeilage, Megan Levy 11:29am Hundreds of police have carried out pre-dawn raids across Sydney in the nation's biggest counter-terrorism operation. Fairfax Media understands police will allege planning had begun to kidnap a random person from the streets of Sydney's CBD, behead them and drape them in the Islamic State flag. Follow all the latest news as it develops.
Nick Ralston, Megan Levy 2:18pm Police are carrying out counter-terrorism raids across western Sydney and Brisbane's south, the largest of their kind in Australian history.
Colin Rubenstein 12:47pm While the use of Australian military personnel to help destroy the Islamic State has grabbed attention, another critical battleground in the quest for Middle East peace has slipped from view.
CHRISTOPHER KNAUS 11:30pm Peter Zovak's brother begged ACT mental health to get help for his severely depressed, hallucinating, despondent sibling six days before he eventually took his life.
ANDREW DARBY 11:06pm International dispute developing at International Whaling Commission meeting to mesh landmark court ruling with future permits.
TAMMY MILLS 10:56pm There was a frenzied scramble to offload baby Gammy when he was born, including offering him to a Victorian couple to suggesting he should be abandoned on the steps of a temple.
John Thistleton and Emma Kelly 2:14pm Harmonie German Club committee members resign amid uproar at meeting.
Nick Ralston, Emma Partridge and David Wroe 10:09pm A Lakemba money transfer business owned by the sister and brother-in-law of convicted Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been suspended amid concerns it was sending millions of dollars to the Middle East to finance terrorism.
NOEL TOWELL Telstra will start taking over Centrelink and Medicare call centre services from the federal government in six weeks as the CPSU warns of job cuts.
A girl flung to her death from a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show was the "little angel" of her mother's heart.
ERYK BAGSHAW Cancer advocates are taking "the breast cancer gene" case to the High Court in a last-ditch effort to overturn a controversial decision by the Federal Court.
Peter Mitchell The 'inexperienced' mountaineer from Melbourne fell from the glacier as his friend watched in horror.
Brian Robins, Peter Ker Hunger for Australian coal helped power the nation through the global financial crisis. That appetite ended on Tuesday. Brian Robins and Peter Ker report
Rachel Olding and Megan Levy Police have widened their search for a three-year-old boy missing on the NSW mid-north coast to any unknown people who may have come into the tiny town of Kendall.
JOHN THISTLETON Community Councils want to see details on light rail plan.
Noel Towell and Michael Bachelard Security guard crushed by motorised security gate not Commonwealth's responsibility.
TAMMY MILLS Victorian police could be able to remotely add, delete and copy data in a computer if they think it could prevent a terrorist act.
MIKI PERKINS A VicHealth survey of violence against women has produced some alarming findings.
RANIA SPOONER The Victorian Adult Parole Board has conceded that 60 criminals released on parole were convicted for 97 serious violent or sexual offences in the year to June 2014.
Royce Millar and Ben Schneiders Victorian Labor MP faces an uncertain political future with Labor leader refusing to fully back the embattled MP over his handling of union slush fund.
This week the Australian government is being run from a make-shift bush camp on the Gove Peninsula in Arnhem Land, a region known as Yolngu.
NICK MILLER Exclusive: Bereaved families grieving from the loss of their loved ones on flight MH17 are being denied the compensation they are owed by Malaysia Airlines.
NINO BUCCI A thriving bikie steroid trade has been uncovered during a national investigation into links between legal chemical businesses and the manufacture of illicit drugs.
RORY CALLINAN A Queensland assistant minister did not declare hospitality at a proposed luxury resort site owned by a wind farm developer despite spruiking the wind farm, defending its developers and officiating at the resort’s opening.
Catriona Jackson Catriona Jackson has a Greek feast at Plaka restaurant in Dickson and finds well-made, authentic food in a friendly family atmosphere.
Joanna Di Mattia Al Pacino was not Paramount studios' first choice to play Michael Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy.
PATRICK BEGLEY Flag change campaigner Fred Rieben is hoping a break-away Scotland could alter not only the Union Jack but Australians' attitudes towards their own banner.
BEAU DONELLY Australia's two biggest supermarkets have issued an urgent recall of their homebrand cereals because they may contain pieces of glass.