Sydney can expect mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine this weekend, as the city prepares to host the NRL grand final.
Nick Ralston A 16-year-old girl has gone missing from Sydney's south just 24 hours after she arrived back in Australia.
Matthew Knott The powerful private schools sector has warned the Turnbull government not to use it as an "easy target" for cuts after Education Minister Simon Birmingham said some schools are over-funded and may need to have their federal funding reduced.
Michaela Whitbourn The Obeid family has lost its multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the NSW corruption watchdog over a landmark inquiry into a $30 million coal deal.
Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis A speech Turnbull government MP Stuart Robert gave to Parliament defending the Gold Coast property developer Sunland was substantially written by the lead lobbyist for the company.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter The federal government will water down its proposed $500 million backpacker tax in a deal that will please Nationals MPs who had campaigned against the measure.
Bianca Hall More than $80 million. That's how much cheesed-off Pizza Hut franchisees are hoping to take the company for, after reigniting their bid for compensation from the fast-food giant, claiming they were forced to sell unprofitable pizzas.
Melanie Kembrey A key witness in the murder trial of the Charbaji brothers has been accused of falsifying evidence to downplay his role in the killing of Dane McNeill, whose charred remains were found in a Sydney park.
Emma Partridge Two hairs found in the boot of a car helped police arrest a man more than 30 years after the disappearance of Sydney nurse Mary Louise Wallace, a court has heard.
Michael Gordon An asylum seeker who says he still suffers nightmares from the violence at Manus Island more than two years ago has been transferred from a Melbourne detention centre to Christmas Island to share a compound with some of Australia's most violent offenders.
Police are not treating the death of a man, found floating in the Wollondilly River, as suspicious.
CE4G are set to help people obtain solar energy products at discount prices.