"You're not really Australian because you're brown," Anne Aly was told as an Egyptian-born child growing up amongst white, freckled children in Sydney's western suburbs.
Nick Miller The "final victory" of three unknown Australian soldiers came on Saturday, as they were buried with full military honours in the soil of the land they had died to liberate a century ago.
Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston When Toby Mitchell was shot six times outside a Brunswick gym in 2011 he spent weeks in intensive care, underwent 30 operations and lost a kidney, gall bladder and most of his liver.
Damien Murphy and Inga Ting Pauline Hanson scored her greatest support in Sydney from voters in the western urban electorate of Lindsay.
Nicole Hasham Penny Wong has been appointed Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman as Tanya Plibersek moves to head up the party's 'education dream team'.
Nicole Hasham Those who commit vandalism during an election campaign should "have the book thrown at them", Labor leader Bill Shorten says, after one of his close friends was arrested for allegedly sabotaging the polling booth material of rivals during the election.
Nicole Hasham Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has announced Labor's new-look front bench, as he seeks to ramp up pressure on the Turnbull government in the next term of Parliament.
Daniel Flitton Kevin Rudd might have "almost no chance", but that's still a far better chance than any Australian has had before of winning the top job in global diplomacy.
Nicholas Li A rare collection of Sydney Gazette newspapers - Australia's first newspaper - will be up for sale coinciding with Rare Book Week.
Matthew Knott Seated next to Pauline Hanson on the Q&A panel on Monday night, Sam Dastyari decided not to ridicule or attack her. Instead he tried something different. He complimented her.