The sign on the metal fence at Wedding Cake Rock could not be starker: "Do not risk your life for a photograph."
Mark Kenny Confidence is building within the government that previously blocked union watchdog legislation could yet pass through the Senate in special sittings later this month as a new spirit of compromise and the reality of electoral annihilation combine to put the double dissolution election on July 2 into the background.
Peter Martin, Mark Kenny Leaked briefing papers prepared for Friday's premiers' meeting show NSW is prepared to forgo $2.79 billion in hospital funding over the next three years in order to get a commitment from the Commonwealth that it will continue to link funding to costs.
Heath Aston The politically toxic proposed coal mine at the centre of the election battle between Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Tony Windsor appears doomed after its Chinese owner outlined an accelerated transformation plan away from mining into cleaner electricity generation.
Emma Partridge Hours before university student Jamie Gao was shot dead inside a storage shed, he sent his accused killer a text thanking him for a drink.
Rachel Browne It took six years for the Maxwells to adopt Leevii. And with only 87 children adopted in NSW last year, the state government is working on fixing the process.
Louise Hall The first hostage to give evidence at the inquest into the Lindt cafe siege has described his attempts to "defuse" gunman Man Haron Monis, saying he thought that "if no one was going to come and save us we would have to save ourselves".
Michael Koziol Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's hopes of striking a deal with the Senate crossbench on workplace relations reform has taken a blow, with key independents unhappy about the government's hard-line approach to negotiations.
Rachel Olding Terrence John Leary had been out of jail and on parole for just 10 months when his colleagues at a meat processing factory suddenly noticed a change in him.
Nick Toscano Officials will resume strikes at Australia's key international airports after an earlier 24-hour walkout was called off in the wake of the deadly Brussels terror attack.