Perhaps as befits a godfather of the Italian-Australian Mafia, Frank Barbaro was, in 2003, attending a funeral every fortnight.
Tammy Mills The last conversation Tarang Chawla had with his sister was so very ordinary.
Peter Hannam and Sean Nicholls The Baird government will restore a balance between economic and environmental considerations for major mining projects in a move that has cheered communities such as Bulga in the Hunter but sparked alarm within the industry.
Peter Hannam Sydney's coldest stint since 1983 in the offing, and the cool conditions may linger for quite some time yet, meteorologists say.
Bevan Shields Prime Minister Tony Abbott was told the government had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis days before the government owned up to the mistake, daming new documents show.
Michael Gordon Prime Minister Tony Abbott has chosen not to put limits on the scope of constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians, ahead of a consultation process that could see a referendum on the issue in 2017.
Amy Corderoy The Presbyterian Church in NSW is considering refusing to participate in marriage laws if gay marriage is allowed to go ahead.
Matthew Knott, James Massola Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is under intense pressure to cancel a scheduled appearance on Q&A, with deputy Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce warning of chaos if cabinet ministers disobey Prime Minister Tony Abbott's directive to boycott the ABC program.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Michael Bachelard An Australian Mafia boss allegedly paid $2.2 million in bribes to judges to get lighter jail sentences, and have approached defence force personnel to supply them with military grade weapons, top-secret police intelligence reports reveal.
James Massola, Political Correspondent A whopping three-quarters of voters support a controversial Abbott government proposal to strip the citizenship of sole Australian nationals who take part in terrorist activities.