Taronga Zoo keepers were thrilled at the arrival of their newest baby gorilla almost two weeks ago. The question on everyone's lips? Girl or boy?
Megan Levy Sunrise co-host David Koch has resigned on live national television as chairman of the federal government's organ donation advisory council while firing an extraordinary parting shot at Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, telling her to "get a backbone".
James Massola, Judith Ireland Two of the strongest Liberal supporters of same-sex marriage have lashed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's move to introduce same-sex marriage legislation to the parliament next week.
Latika Bourke Mercy may be extended to the children of notorious Australian jihadist Khaled Sharrouf but the government has warned their parents will face the full force of the law if they try to come home.
Brendan Foster The long-awaited rematch between bitter rivals Anthony Mundine and Danny Green looks closer than ever.
David Wroe There are serious questions about the government's counter-terrorism citizenship proposals that have nothing to do with being soft on terrorists and everything to do with being a responsible global citizen.
Sarah Whyte The Immigration Department is spending more than $70 million on advertisements and public service announcements to deter people in poor nations from making the journey to Australia by boat.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Nick Ralston Notorious Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf's wife and children, including his son who was photographed holding a severed head, are seeking to return to Australia.
Dan Harrison Consumers will pay up to 50 per cent less for many common medicines under changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to be announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley on Wednesday.
The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Herald's editorial cartoonist.