The morning after his election victory Mike Baird signalled no time would be wasted implementing his signature policy - to lease a 49 per cent stake of state's poles and wires to the private sector and spend the proceeds on new infrastructure. Assuming the NSW Parliament approves the plan, what happens next? Here are five key questions answered:
Primrose Riordan Survey finds Canberrans are more likely to choose beans over instant coffee and more likely to go to a cafe to get our fix than any other major capital.
Stephanie Peatling and Philip Wen Prime Minister Tony Abbott has cleared the way for Australia to join the new multi billion dollar China led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank but says some issues remain before Australia could consider full membership.
David Wroe Police officers comprise the majority of people empowered to sign off on access to Australians' phone and internet records, Fairfax Media has found.
Peter Martin The Commonwealth treasury has set out the case for an increase in Australia's rate of goods and services tax and a series of cuts in income and company tax, saying that at 10 per cent Australia's GST is one of the lowest in the developed world.
Kristen Ochs A 38-year-old drunk driver has crashed his BMW into three parked vehicles in Bondi overnight causing extensive damage.
Reviewed by Thomas Hounslow Ed Sheeran leaves thousands of female fans in tears and awe.
Sean Nicholls Mike Baird has declared work will begin on the privatisation of NSW electricity businesses "from today" while demanding Labor respect his election mandate by supporting the transaction through the upper house so he can use the anticipated proceeds to implement his promised $20 billion infrastructure program.
Damien Murphy Sail boats bobbed in the background, and ferries hooted as the man of the moment stood near the spot thought to have been named by Arthur Phillip to describe his first meeting with the polite but naked locals.
Ross Peake Newly-minted ACT Senator Katy Gallagher will campaign for the Labor Party to soften its harsh policy on asylum seekers, at its national conference this year.