Sydney's future housing will mirror of its working-class past, in a vision outlined by the state's planning minister on Friday.
Michael Koziol Sydneysiders with apartments listed on Airbnb are jacking up prices more than 10-fold for New Year's Eve, with price tags higher than the city's best-positioned luxury hotels.
Daniel Flitton Bright headscarves and shy smiles, these Muslim mothers stand on the new frontline of Australia's online battle against the violent and ideological extremists of Islamic State.
David Wroe "Let's be realistic. Not many people are going to ring up the [national security] hotline and dob in a son."
A week in photos from award-winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Michael Koziol Will and John Cappello are intent on creating Australia's first drive-through Christmas tree farm.
Tony Wright The Senate has rejected the government's proposed Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill which would have allowed foreign flagged ships paying third-world wages to undercut Australian-flagged ships on the domestic cargo trade.
John SIlvester He was just a face in the crowd back then. One of an estimated 2 million who earlier this year joined a Paris solidarity rally after terrorists killed 17 people during attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a local supermarket.
Esther Han The "plastic bag and tape" fix applied to at least 63,300 faulty Samsung washing machines has been slammed by an expert as "deficient".
Sean Nicholls By delivering the 99-year lease of Transgrid, Baird has trumped the unfulfilled ambitions of premiers and treasurers before him.