As astronomical house prices shatter the home ownership dreams of many Sydneysiders, government research has found the equivalent of 20 years of housing supply is tied up in empty bedrooms.
Heath Aston and Jacqueline Maley "Someone should be standing there saying, 'Is that really that smart, Tony?' but he doesn't seem to have those people around him anymore."
David Wroe Exoskeleton suits. Drones the size of insects. Augmented-reality goggles. Welcome to war under a rebuilt ADF.
Nick Miller Russia's show of naval strength in the English Channel may have backfired, with black smoke belching from the country's recently-refitted aircraft carrier hinting at engine troubles, a military analyst says.
Kate McClymont Controversial lender of last resort, Ian Lazar, has swapped a prison cell for an upmarket private hospital in Mosman after his lawyers successfully argued his mental health was deteriorating and that Corrective Services could not provide the appropriate treatment.
Peter Munro A lawn in Loftus is a long way from the lofty heights of Bondi's Sculpture by the Sea.
Daniel Flitton and Deborah Snow The battle for the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul has barely begun, but security agencies are on careful watch for foreign fighters attempting to slink out of the city with plans to export terrorism home.
Deborah Snow You can control your perimeters with all the latest firewalls, but eventually "a Dave" will breach your external defences.
Han Nguyen Returning Rio Olympians are about to add their strength to a struggle between two of Australia's most prestigious universities.
Peter Munro Where you might see double-parked delivery vans and hipsters scampering in the rain, Tim Firth spies hazards around every corner.
Man, 43, charged with murder after wife's body was found in burning home in Guildford