Tokyo: NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has raised the prospect of bullet trains for NSW, but only if a high-speed rail network crossed the state border and connected major cities.
Alexandra Smith One in five boys in year 3 have an emotional or behavioural problem that sees them lag about 12 months behind their peers in reading and maths, according to new research which stresses that the mental health of young people needs to be a focus in primary schools.
Esther Han One popular pasta sauce contains 90 times more salt than some of its rivals on the supermarket shelf.
James Robertson The NSW coalition is spending up to $5 million a year more on political staffers since it took power, analysis of new figures shows, despite campaigning on a mantra of leaner government.
Eryk Bagshaw Four of the world's largest companies have been under investigation by the ATO, an inquiry has heard.
Alex Millmow Rising populism has experts on the nose. But they played a major part in Australia's growth.
Garry Maddox While some considered it intrusive, many people backed the federal government's trial.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Defence Minister Marise Payne has not ruled out returning to a combat role as part of a renewed strategy to beat back the resurgent Taliban.
Nick McKenzie, Nino Bucci, Richard Baker Top lawyer thought explosive dossier would clear woman's name. Tasmania Police had other ideas.
Anna Patty Workplace Editor More than 120 business leaders that form the Male Champions of Change coalition have signed a new agreement to ensure equal pay for equal work in like-for-like roles.