One sunny afternoon last September, more than 250 handpicked members of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, or CSIRO, gathered in a grandstand of the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Georgina Mitchell Three women have been left with serious injuries and another is in a critical condition after a crash in Sydney's west on Friday afternoon.
Rachel Olding and Ava Benny-Morrison In the final minutes of the Lindt cafe siege, gunman Man Haron Monis fired a shot as five hostages escaped.
Louise Hall The family of murdered environment compliance officer Glen Turner has accused Ian Turnbull's family of "hijacking" his murder trial by painting him as the victim of overzealous authorities.
Anna Patty Workplace Editor Female career climbers have been urged to leave the ladder down instead of pulling it behind them after they reach the top.
Georgina Mitchell Sydney is in for a busy Friday night, with football fixtures and the opening night of the Vivid Sydney light show sending tens of thousands of people to the inner city.
Ava Benny-Morrison A police negotiator's truck used for major incidents in NSW wasn't available during the Lindt Café siege as it still hadn't been repaired after being damaged three years earlier.
Michaela Whitbourn Supreme Court hears alleged insider trading duo were lured by "irresistible" profits but may have come unstuck by being "lazy" or "slack".
Nicole Hasham The isolated island republic has updated its antiquated criminal code.
Kate McClymont Boxing trainer Lincoln Hudson has denied allegations that a disgraced union boss leaked to him contact details unlawfully obtained from the electoral roll in order to threaten a rival.