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.
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.
Ava Benny-Morrison Investigators tracing the gas used in the suspected murder suicide of a family in Sydney's north this week have found an internet order placed weeks ago.
OUR journalists interview some special people across the Mid North Coast.